MMA News has you covered with this week’s UFC matchmaking bulletin, featuring fights for ranked middleweight André Muniz & top 15 strawweight Tabatha Ricci.
With UFC cards being held most weekends, Mick Maynard and Sean Shelby have their matchmaking work cut out if they’re to fill them, meaning new bouts are confirmed each and every week.
In recent days, a few big-name fights were reported, confirmed, or made official by the UFC and reputable sources. For more information on those matchups, check out the links below:
Petr Yan vs. Song Yadong – UFC China (December 9)Irene Aldana vs. Karol Rosa – UFC 296 (December 16)Casey O’Neill vs. Ariane Lipski – UFC 296 (December 16)
And it was a busy week overall for fight announcements, with a number of lower-profile matchups coming together. For those, check out the list below:
Tabatha Ricci vs. Loopy Godinez – UFC 295 (November 11)Nazim Sadykhov vs. Viacheslav Borshchev – UFC 295 (November 11)Jonathan Pearce vs. Joanderson Brito – UFC Vegas 82 (November 18)Charles Johnson vs. Rafael Estevam – UFC Vegas 82 (November 18)Chad Anheliger vs. José Johnson – UFC Vegas 82 (November 18)Joe Solecki vs. Drakkar Klose – UFC Event TBA (December 2)André Muniz vs. Junyong Park – UFC China (December 9)Sumudaerji vs. Allan Nascimento – UFC China (December 9)Andrei Arlovski vs. Waldo Cortes-Acosta – UFC Vegas 83 (January 13)