Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Dec. 26-Jan. 1)

MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels available, it’s nearly impossible to organize.

But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your back.

Each week, we’ll compile all the newly surfaced fights in one spot. Every Monday, expect a feature listing everything you might have missed from the UFC or Bellator.

Here are the fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie from Dec. 26-Jan. 1.

UFC Fight Night 217, Las Vegas, Jan. 14

Lightweight: With Omar Morales out, Nick Fiore (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) steps in to fight Mateusz Rebecki (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

Bellator 290, Inglewood, Calif., Feb. 4

Johnny Eblen

Middleweight: Champion Johnny Eblen (12-0 MMA, 8-0 BMMA) vs. Anatoly Tokov (31-2 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) (ESPN)

UFC 284, Perth, Australia, Feb. 11

Featherweight: Blake Bilder (7-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Shane Young (13-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, Feb. 18

Aug 20, 2022; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Aj Fletcher (red gloves) fights Ange Loosa (blue gloves) during UFC 278 at Vivint Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweight: With Billy Goff out, A.J. Fletcher (9-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) steps in to fight Themba Gorimbo (10-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (Eurosport NL)

UFC 285, Las Vegas, March 4

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 01: (R-L) Derek Brunson punches Edmen Shahbazyan in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 01, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Middleweight: Derek Brunson (23-8 MMA, 14-6 UFC) vs. Dricus Du Plessis (18-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) (ESPN)

UFC Fight Night, San Antonio, Texas, March 25

Oct 22, 2022; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Sean Brady (blue gloves) before his fight against Belal Muhammad (red gloves) during UFC 280 at Etihad Arena. Mandatory Credit: Craig Kidwell-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweight: Sean Brady (15-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) vs. Michel Pereira (28-11 MMA, 6-2 UFC) (PVT)

UFC 287, TBA, April 8

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 30: (L-R) Rob Font punches Marlon Vera of Ecuador in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on April 30, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Bantamweight: Rob Font (19-6 MMA, 9-5 UFC) vs. Adrian Yanez (16-3 MMA, 5-0 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

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