Rising prospects Conor McGregor and Andy Ogle will bring the long and storied Ireland vs. the United Kingdom rivalry stateside when the two featherweights face off in Boston this August.
While their nations' prides will definitely be on the line, the pair of up-and-comers will also look to solidify their standings in the 145-pound division when they square off at the UFC's first event on Fox Sports 1.
In his UFC debut this past April, Irishman McGregor had the MMA world buzzing with his brutal first-round finish of Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel 7. "Notorious" will look to continue his rapid rise when he makes his U.S. debut opposite Ogle, who enters this fight following a decision win over Josh Grispi in February, the The Ultimate Fighter alum's first win with the promotion.
As two of Europe's finest prepare for their summer showdown at the TD Garden, let's take a look at how this bout breaks down.