UFC announced several new fights for their upcoming cards spanning from July to August! There are new main events and a handful of undercard bouts— catch up and check them out below!
“UFC Fight Night 71” Adds a King
“King” Kevin Casey has agreed to a bout with Ildemar Alcantara. Casey’s last victory was overturned to a no contest after testing positive for drostanolone at UFC 175. He will be looking to get back to his winning ways against Alcantara who wants to score his second win in a row.
“UFC Fight Night 72” Adds Four Fighters to Its Lineup
Featherweight Robert Whiteford will square off with Paul Redmond on July 18 at SSE Hydro in Glasgow. Pawel Pawlak was also added to the card and he will be facing Leon Edwards.
Holly Holm Returns to Action at “UFC Fight Night San Diego”
After a successful octagon debut against Raquel Pennington at UFC 184, Holly Holm will be returning to action at the upcoming UFC Fight Night in San Diego. She will be going toe-to-toe with Marion Reneau on July 15.
“UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” Adds Two Fights
Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Cody Pfister as well as Neil Seery vs. Louis Smolka have been added to UFC 189. Seery will be looking to pick up his third consecutive victory on July 11th.
“Ultimate Fighter” Season 21 Finale Is Going to Vegas
“Wonderboy” Josh Thompson hopes to add another highlight reel knockout to his resume when he steps into the octagon with Jake Ellenberger in the show’s main event. Thomson has picked up four wins in a row inside the octagon and will be looking to hand Ellenberger his fourth loss in five fights.
Also added to the card was a pair of middleweight matchups featuring Caio Magalhaes vs. Josh Sammon and Trevor Smith vs. Dan Miller.
“Music City” Gets a Main Event
Ovince St. Preux will be headlining his third UFC card at “UFC Fight Night 74” in Nashville, Tennessee. The light heavyweight standout will be stepping into the octagon with heavy-hitter Glover Teixeira who is riding a two fight losing streak.
“Ultimate Fighter” alum Matt Van Buren returns to action when he meets Jonathan Wilson at “UFC Fight Night 74” as well. This will be Wilson’s UFC debut.
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