More fights have been tacked onto the bill for the May 30 card at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to a report from MMA Junkie, the card will feature a women’s flyweight bout between recent title challenger Katlyn Chookagian, and Antonina Shevchenko, the sister of the division’s reigning queen Valentina Shevchenko.
According to a report from Marcel Dorff, the card will also include a 150-pound catchweight between Billy Quarantillo and “The Alpha Ginger” Spike Carlyle.
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***Fight Announcement*** Billy Quarantillo vs. Spike Carlyle UFN 172 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (May. 30, 2020). UFC APEX. Catchweight Fight (150 lbs) Billy Quarantillo Record : 13-2 (UFC 1-0) DOB : 8 December 1988. Country : USA. Twitter : @BillyQMMA UFC Ranking : – Gym : Gracie Tampa. Notable Wins : Kamuela Kirk, Marc Stevens & Jacob Kilburn. UFC Titles : None. Two other promotions. (SOFC & KOTC). Bonuses : None. Spike “The Alpha Ginger” Carlyle Record : 9-1 (UFC 1-0) DOB : 6 Mei 1993. Country : USA. Twitter : @sscarlyle UFC Ranking : – Gym : The Treigning Lab. Notable Wins : Aalon Cruz, Matthew Colquhoun & Fernando Padilla. UFC Titles : None. Bonus : None. #UFC #MMA
These new matchups come on the heels of two other matchup announcements for the May 30 card: a flyweight fight between Tim Elliott and Brandon Royval, and a lightweight fight between Brok Weaver and Roosevelt Roberts.
The May 30 UFC card in question is expected to emanate from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas. The card will be headlined by a welterweight fight between former champion Tyron Woodley and streaking contender Gilbert Burns.
Other highlights of the event are a targeted heavyweight scrap between Blagoy Ivanov and Augusto Sakai, and a strawweight fight between Mackenzie Dern and Hannah Cifers.
Here’s the card as it currently stands:
- Gilbert Burns vs. Tyron Woodley
- Hannah Cifers vs. Mackenzie Dern
- Klidson Abreu vs. Jamahal Hill
- Roosevelt Roberts vs. Brok Weaver
- Tim Elliott vs. Brandon Royval
- Blagoy Ivanov vs. Augusto Sakai
- Antonina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Spike Carlyle vs. Billy Quarantillo
What do you think of the lineup for this May 30 UFC event?