Fights occur shortly as of late, and for those who blink, you’ll be able to simply miss them. In Fight Roundup, we carry you the most recent reported matches to preserve you up to date with what’s on the horizon.
All featured fights have been formally introduced or confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz, Mike Heck and Damon Martin through sources with data of the matchups.
Andrei Arlovski will quickly be one step nearer to fortieth within the UFC.
The former heavyweight champion fights Marcos Rogerio de Lima (19-8-1) on the UFC’s subsequent occasion on Oct. 29, a bout that marks Arlovski’s 39th outing for the promotion he is competed for since. 2000. A location has but to be formally introduced for the cardboard.
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At 43, Arlovski (34-20, 2 NC) finds himself on his longest profitable streak since 2016, with 4 consecutive nods over Jake Collier, Jared Vanderaa, Carlos Felipe and Chase Sherman. His most up-to-date win over Collier — a controversial break up name — gave him six wins in his final seven fights and improved his UFC document to 23-14 (1 NC).
De Lima is coming off a unanimous determination loss to Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 274 final May. “Pezao” is 4-3 since returning to the heavyweight division in 2018.
Also added to the Oct. 29 card, Chase Hooper meets Steve Garcia in a featherweight bout.
Hooper (11-2-1), one of many youngest fighters within the UFC’s 145-pound division, has alternated wins and losses in 5 appearances for the promotion. The 22-year-old defeated Felipe Colares by third-round TKO at UFC Vegas 55 final May and his UFC document now stands at 3-2.
Garcia (12-5) has additionally alternated wins and losses in his UFC profession so far. He sandwiched a knockout win over Charlie Ontiveros with losses to Maheshate and Luis Pena. Garcia beforehand fought for Bellator, the place he compiled a 5-2 document.
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A struggle that includes promising middleweights Caio Borralho and Makhmud Muradov has been added to the busy pay-per-view of UFC 280 on Oct. 22 in Abu Dhabi.
Borralho (12-1, 1 NC) has impressed since signing the 2021 Contender Series season, with decisive wins over Armen Petrosyan and Gadzhi Omargadzhiev. Both fights had been co-main occasions on the UFC Fight Night playing cards.
Muradov (25-7) is trying to make his first appearance in 2022 after pulling a reserving final February. His final outing at UFC Vegas 35 in August 2021, he misplaced through second-round submission to Gerald Meerschaert. The loss ended a 14-game profitable streak for Muradov. His UFC document is 3-1.
The match was first introduced through Muradov’s social media.
Invicta FC star Chelsea Chandler has a brand new opponent for her UFC debut.
With initially scheduled opponent Leah Letson stepping down for undisclosed causes, Chandler (4-1) now fights former Invicta champion Julija Stoliarenko (10-6-2) in a bantamweight bout at an occasion on October 1 with location but to be decided.
Chandler broke the information whereas commenting on an A1 struggle occasion from Urijah Faber final Sunday. After dropping his professional debut in October 2018, Chandler has gained 4 straight competitively at 145 and 135 kilos. She just lately defeated Courtney King by unanimous determination in a featherweight bout at Invicta FC 47.
Stoliarenko picked up her first UFC win on her fifth strive at UFC 276 final July, submitting Jessica-Rose Clark by armbar in simply 42 seconds. The Ultimate Fighter 28 The actor defeated Lisa Verzosa by break up determination in a 2020 Fight of the Year contender to win a vacant Invicta Bantamweight Championship earlier than returning to the UFC the identical 12 months.
Contender Series: Week 4
The official lineup for Week 4 of Contender Series 2022 is ready.
In the light-weight most important occasion, England’s Thomas Paull (11-3) takes on undefeated Argentinian Esteban Ribovics (10-0). Neither fighter has seen the scorecards of their professional careers, with all of Paull’s wins having come by KO/TKO and Ribovics having an excellent break up of knockouts and submissions in his 10 wins.
Also on the cardboard, undefeated Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Jack Cartwright (10-0) battles 2020 Contender Series prospect Jose Johnson (14-7), and LFA and New York bantamweight prospect. Invicta FC Hailey Cowan (6-2) battles Brazilian Claudia Leite (7-2).
Contender Series: Week 4 takes place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas on August 16.
See the complete vary beneath:
- Thomas Paull vs. Esteban Ribovics – light-weight
- Ivan Valanzeula vs. Claudio Ribeiro – middleweight
- Jack Cartwright vs. Jose Johnson – bantamweight
- Hailey Cowan vs. Claudia Leite – bantamweight
- Nazim Sadykhov vs. Ahmad Hassanzada – light-weight