Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese Moved Ahead To January 20th UFC Card

Saturday night's UFC card has been bumped down by a bout, as a fight between Omari Akhmedov and Tom Breese has been removed from the card and placed in a January 20th "Fight Night" lineup. UFC announced the move on Tuesday, citing "COVID-19 related issues." The fight will join a card that is scheduled to … Continue reading Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese Moved Ahead To January 20th UFC Card

Bout Between Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov Moved To January 20th UFC Card

A fight between Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov will happen a few days earlier than expected, as it has been bumped from the UFC 257 card to a January 20th "Fight Night." Igor Lazorin reported the move on his Instagram on Monday. The fight will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The fight joins … Continue reading Bout Between Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov Moved To January 20th UFC Card

Ricky Simon To Face Gaetano Pirrello on January 16th UFC Card

Ricky Simon has been given a new opponent for UFC's January 16th "Fight Night," now being matched against Gaetano Pirello. The new matchup was first reported by Guilherme Cruz, Mike Heck and Steven Marrocco of MMA Fighting on Thursday. The fight will take place on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on UFC's … Continue reading Ricky Simon To Face Gaetano Pirrello on January 16th UFC Card

Joselyne Edwards To Make UFC Debut Against Wu Yanan on January 16th

Wu Yanan has received a new opponent for a January 16th UFC show, now being paired against promotional newcomer Joselyne Edwards. First reported by PPSport on Thursday, Edwards will replace Bethe Correia, who withdrew earlier in the week due to an emergency appendix removal. The new matchup joins UFC's first show back in 2021 at … Continue reading Joselyne Edwards To Make UFC Debut Against Wu Yanan on January 16th

Mounir Lazzez Takes January 20th UFC Fight Against Warlley Alves, Replacing Christian Aguilera

Christian Aguilera has exited his January 20th UFC booking against Warlley Alves and has since been replaced by Mounir Lazzez. The change of matchup for Alves was first reported by Farah Hannoun and Nolan King of MMA Junkie. The new matchup joins a "Fight Night" card that is scheduled to take place on "Fight Island" … Continue reading Mounir Lazzez Takes January 20th UFC Fight Against Warlley Alves, Replacing Christian Aguilera

Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler To Make UFC Debut Against Dan Hooker At UFC 257

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler will make his UFC debut at UFC 257, fighting Dan Hooker in a three-round bout. The fight was reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Sunday. The fight joins a pay-per-view lineup scheduled to happen at "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Chandler joined the UFC roster … Continue reading Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler To Make UFC Debut Against Dan Hooker At UFC 257

Markus Perez Replaces Isi Fitikefu In January 20th UFC Bout Against Dalcha Lungiambula

Injury has removed Isi Fitikefu from his January 20th UFC debut against Dalcha Lungiambula. Per a report from Carlos Antunes of AgFight, Markus Perez will be taking the place of the UFC newcomer. The new matchup joins a UFC "Fight Night" card that is set to happen on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab … Continue reading Markus Perez Replaces Isi Fitikefu In January 20th UFC Bout Against Dalcha Lungiambula

Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Brian Kelleher Out of January 16th Fight Against Ricky Simon

Brian Kelleher has been pulled from his January 16th fight against Ricky Simon following a positive COVID-19 test. The cancelled bout was first reported by Cole Shelton of MyMMANews,¬†with the specifics on the positive COVID-19 test later being reported by Mike Heck and Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. The fight was set to take place … Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Test Takes Brian Kelleher Out of January 16th Fight Against Ricky Simon

Mike Jackson vs. Dean Barry Removed From January 20th UFC ‘Fight Night’

The UFC debut of Dean Barry against Mike Jackson won't be happening on January 20th, per reports. With an announcement on Friday by Barry, along with a report from Damon Martin and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting, all reports say the fight is off. The fight was expected to take place on a "Fight Night" … Continue reading Mike Jackson vs. Dean Barry Removed From January 20th UFC ‘Fight Night’

Su Mudaerji Steps In For Jeff Molina, Set To Fight Zarrrukh Adashev on January 20th UFC Show

Su Mudaerji will take the place of Jeff Molina and face Zarrukh Adashev at UFC's January 20th "Fight Night" event. BigPunches was the first to report the new pairing. The new matchup joins UFC's mid-week card that is set to take place at "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Mudaerji fills a spot … Continue reading Su Mudaerji Steps In For Jeff Molina, Set To Fight Zarrrukh Adashev on January 20th UFC Show