Archive: Alp Ozkilic

Dec 26, 2013 9:08 am

Ozkilic to face newcomer Smolka at UFC Fight Night 35

After making his UFC debut earlier this month, flyweight Alp Ozkilic is wasting no time getting back into the octagon. Ozkilic will take on Louis Smolka on Jan. 15 at UFC Fight Night 35. It will be Smolka’s organizational debut. Held in Daluth, Ga., UFC Fight Night 35 is headlined by Luke Rockhold vs. Constantinos...

Dec 13, 2013 8:09 am

UFC On FOX 9 Betting Odds

The odds are out for tomorrow’s UFC on FOX 9 card in Sacramento, Calif., and there aren’t many surprises. The match between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benevidez odds are close to even, with Johnson being a -135 favorite, and Benevidez as a +115 underdog. The co-main event match up between Urijah Faber...

Dec 9, 2013 10:33 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ozkilic to break new ground at UFC on Fox 9

  Alp Ozkilic will have the pride of a nation behind him Saturday when he steps foot inside the UFC cage. Not only is Ozkilic making his organizational debut at UFC on Fox 9 held in Sacramento but he will be the first Turkish-born fighter to compete in the Octagon. Ozkilic, an 8-1, 27-year-old flyweight,...

Nov 27, 2013 8:50 am

Moraga injured, Ozkilic steps in vs. Darren Uyenoyama

An injury has sidelined former UFC flyweight title contender John Moraga for up to four weeks. The UFC announced Tuesday that Moraga was pulled out of his UFC on Fox 9 preliminary card fight with Darren Uyenoyama on Dec. 14. Replacing him is Turkish-American prospect Alp Ozkilic. Moraga (13-2) fought just once in 2013 in...


Sep 10, 2013 3:27 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Partners in pain: Sampo, Ozkilic walk together toward flyweight stardom

From college dorms, to regional shows, and now considered among the best in the world, flyweights Josh Sampo and Alp Ozkilic are bound by a brotherhood forged through the trials and tribulations of combat sports. Sampo is currently 9-2 and the Cage Fighting Alliance flyweight champion. Ozkilic, at 8-1, is the Legacy Fighting Championships No....