Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Jan. 16-22)

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 Jan. 16-22.

Bellator 290, Inglewood, Calif., Feb. 4

Welterweight: With Michael Lombardo out, Dante Schiro (9-4 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) steps in to fight Neiman Gracie (11-4 MMA, 9-4 BMMA) (MMA Underground)

UFC 284, Perth, Australia, Feb. 11

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Waldo Cortes-Acosta of the Dominican Republic punches Chase Sherman in a heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Heavyweight: With Austen Lane out, Waldo Cortes-Acosta (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) steps in to fight Junior Tafa (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

UFC 285, Las Vegas, March 4

Jun 12, 2022; Singapore, SIN; Valentina Shevchenko (red gloves) before the fight against Taila Santos (blue gloves) during UFC 275 at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Miller-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s flyweight: Champion Valentina Shevchenko (22-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) vs. Alexa Grasso (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) – for women’s flyweight title (ESPN Deportes)

Bellator 292, San Jose, Calf., March 10

Heavyweight: Valentin Moldavsky (11-2 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) vs. Linton Vassell (23-8 MMA, 11-5 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)

Bantamweight: James Gallagher (11-2 MMA, 8-2 BMMA) vs. Leandro Higo (21-6 MMA, 4-4 BMMA) (Severe MMA)

Women’s flyweight: Bruna Ellen (6-4 MMA, 4-4 BMMA) vs. Keri Taylor-Melendez (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)

Featherweight: Laird Anderson (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) vs. Rogelio Luna (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA)

Welterweight: Demetri Georgiades (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Dupree Stewart (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)

UFC Fight Night 221, Las Vegas, March 11

Bantamweight: Merab Dvalishvili (15-4 MMA, 8-2 UFC) vs. Petr Yan (16-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Bantamweight: Jonathan Martinez (17-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) vs. Said Nurmagomedov (17-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) (ESPN Deportes)

UFC 286, London, March 18

Oct 22, 2022; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Muhammad Mokaev (red gloves) defeats Malcolm Gordon (blue gloves) during UFC 280 at Etihad Arena. Mandatory Credit: Craig Kidwell-USA TODAY Sports

Flyweight: Jafel Filho (14-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Muhammad Mokaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) (ESPN)

Featherweight: Makwan Amirkhani (17-8 MMA, 7-6 UFC) vs. Jack Shore (16-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) (MMA Mania)

Middleweight: Christian Leroy Duncan (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Dusko Todorovic (12-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) (Gradske Info)

Lightweight: Yanal Ashmoz (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Sam Patterson (10-1-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (Eurosport NL)

UFC 287, TBA, April 8

Dec 10, 2022; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Raul Roses Jr (red gloves) before the fight against Jay Perrin (blue gloves) during UFC 282 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s strawweight: Luana Pinheiro (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Michelle Waterson-Gomez (18-10 MMA, 6-6 UFC) (ESPN)

Lightweight: Ignacio Bahamondes (13-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Nikolas Motta (13-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) (ESPN Deportes)

Bantamweight: Christian Rodriguez (8-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Raul Rosas Jr. (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) (Eurosport NL)

Featherweight: Steve Garcia (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke (39-10 MMA, 3-1 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, April 15

Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Jose Aldo (red gloves) fights Pedro Munhoz (blue gloves) during UFC 265 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s strawweight: Bruna Brasil (8-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Denise Gomes (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) (Dama de Ferro)

Heavyweight: Martin Buday (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Jake Collier (13-8 MMA, 5-7 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

Featherweight: Bill Algeo (16-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. TJ Brown (17-9 MMA, 3-3 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

Light heavyweight: Dustin Jacoby (18-6-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) vs. Azamat Murzakanov (12-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

Featherweight: Edson Barboza (22-11 MMA, 16-11 UFC) vs. Billy Quarantillo (17-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC)

Bantamweight: Chris Gutierrez (19-3-2 MMA, 7-1-1 UFC) vs. Pedro Munhoz (19-6 MMA, 9-6 UFC) (ESPN Deportes)

Women’s strawweight: Gillian Robertson (11-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) vs. Piera Rodriguez (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) (Fight Bananas)

Lightweight: Lando Vannata (12-5-2 MMA, 4-5-2 UFC) vs. Daniel Zellhuber (12-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) (Club De Las MMA)

Bantamweight: Danaa Batgerel (9-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Brady Hiestand (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, April 22

Women’s featherweight: Norma Dumont (8-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) vs. Karol Rosa (16-4 MMA, 5-1 UFC) (AG Fight)

Women’s strawweight: Iasmin Lucindo (13-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Melissa Martinez (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) (MMA Melotto)

Featherweight: William Gomis (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Francis Marshall (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) (La Sueur)

Lightweight: Jared Gordon (19-6 MMA, 7-5 UFC) vs. Bobby Green (29-14-1 MMA, 10-9 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

Bantamweight: Ricky Simon (20-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) vs. Song Yadong (18-6-1 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) (Eurosport NL)

Bellator, Paris, May 12

Middleweight: Douglas Lima (32-11 MMA, 14-7 BMMA) vs. Costello van Steenis (14-2 MMA, 6-1 BMMA)

Light heavyweight: Jose Augusto (7-4 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) vs. Simon Biyong (9-2 MMA, 2-1 BMMA)

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