David Onama To Face Short-Notice Opponent Garrett Armfield At July 9th UFC Event

David Onama will remain on this weekend’s UFC card.

Onama is expected to face short-notice opponent Garrett Armfield at the promotion’s July 9th event, per an announcement made earlier this week. The matchup will take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Onama was originally scheduled to face Austin Lingo, however, plans changed after Lingo withdrew from the bout earlier this week.

Armfield will be making his UFC debut in the fight. He currently holds a pro record of eight wins and two losses since debuting in 2018.

Armfield is currently on a three-fight winning streak, including a 33-second victory that he earned just two months back.

Onama is coming off his first UFC win. That victory came in February when he earned a first-round finish against Gabriel Benitez.

Lightweights Rafael Fiziev and Rafael dos Anjos are set to headline this weekend’s UFC card. Here’s an updated look at the show:

Main Card (9:00PM EDT / 6:00PM PDT) (ESPN / TSN 2)

Bout 12: Rafael dos Anjos (31-13) vs. Rafael Fiziev (11-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 11: Caio Borralho (11-1) vs. Armen Petrosyan (7-1) (Middleweight)

Bout 10: Said Nurmagomedov (15-2) vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade (28-4) (Bantamweight)

Bout 8: Jared Vanderaa (12-8) vs. Chase Sherman (15-10) (Heavyweight)

Bout 6: Cynthia Calvillo (9-4-1) vs. Nina Nunes (10-7) (Flyweight)

Bout 7: Michael Johnson (20-17) vs. Jamie Mullarkey (14-5) (Lightweight)

Preliminary Card (6:00PM EDT / 3:00PM PDT) (ESPN2 / TSN 2)

Bout 6: Aiemann Zahabi (8-2) vs. Ricky Turcios (11-2) (Bantamweight)

Bout 5: Antonina Shevchenko (9-4) vs. Cortney Casey (10-9) (Flyweight)

Bout 4: Cody Brundage (7-2) vs. Tresean Gore (3-1) (Middleweight)

Bout 3: Kennedy Nzechukwu (9-3) vs. Karl Roberson (9-5) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 2: Ronnie Lawrence (8-1) vs. Saidyokub Kakhramonov (9-2) (Bantamweight)

Bout 1: David Onama (9-1) vs. Garrett Armfield (8-2) (Featherweight)

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