Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (June 28-July 4)

·4 min read

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 June 28-July 4.

UFC 264, Las Vegas, Saturday

Sean O'Malley

Bantamweight: With Louis Smolka out, Kris Moutinho (9-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) steps in to fight Sean O’Malley (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC)

Bellator 262, Uncasville, Conn., July 16

Middleweight: Travis Davis (10-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Johnny Eblen (8-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) Bantamweight: Cee Jay Hamilton (15-8 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) vs. Matheus Mattos (12-2-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) Featherweight: Cody Law (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA0 vs. Theodore Macuka (1-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) Welterweight: Roman Faraldo (5-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) vs. Jon Ramirez (5-5 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) Women’s flyweight: Diana Avsaragova (3-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Gabriella Gulfin (2-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (TASS) Featherweight: Adil Benjilany (5-3 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) vs. Johnny Soto (4-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA)

UFC Fight Night 191, Las Vegas, July 24

Women’s flyweight: With Karol Rosa out, Elise Reed (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) steps in to fight Sijara Eubanks (6-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

Bellator 263, Los Angeles, July 31

Featherweight: Brian Moore (13-7 MMA, 4-3 BMMA) vs. Jared Scoggins (10-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) Women’s flyweight: DeAnna Bennett (10-7-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) vs. Alejandra Lara (9-4 MMA, 3-3 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)

UFC 265, Las Vegas, Aug. 7

Heavyweight: Ciryl Gane (9-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) vs. Derrick Lewis (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) – for interim title (ESPN) Flyweight: With Amir Albazi out, Manel Kape (15-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC) steps in to fight Ode Osbourne (9-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, Aug. 28

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: Kevin Lee of the United States celebrates victory against Gregor Gillespie of the United States in the lightweight bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 775427884 ORIG FILE ID: 1185139891

Middleweight: Alonzo Di Chirico (13-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) vs. Aliaskhab Khizriev (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (MMA Fighting) Light heavyweight: Dustin Jacoby (14-5-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) vs. Darren Stewart (12-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC) Welterweight: Sean Brady (14-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) vs. Kevin Lee (18-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Sept. 4

Jun 1, 2019; Stockholm, Sweden; Alexander Gustafsson (red gloves) prior to the fight against Anthony Smith (blue gloves) at Ericsson Globe. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Bantamweight: Jonathan Martinez (13-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) vs. Nathaniel Wood (17-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) (BJPenn.com) Light heavyweight: Paul Craig (15-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (18-7 MMA, 10-7 UFC) (Frontkick Online) Lightweight: Rafael Alves (19-10 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Marc Diakiese (14-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) (MMA reporter Michael Morgan)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Sept. 18

Aug 3, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Jim Miller (red gloves) fights Clay Guida (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweight: Carlston Harris (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Impa Kasanganay (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) (MMA Fighting) Lightweight: Jim Miller (32-16 MMA, 21-15 UFC) vs. Nikolas Motta (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (MMA Junkie) Women’s bantamweight: Pannie Kianzad (15-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) vs. Raquel Pennington (11-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC) (Frontkick Online)

UFC 266, TBA, TBA

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 20: (R-L) Roxanne Modafferi punches Viviane Araujo of Brazil in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 20, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Women’s flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi (25-18 MMA, 4-6 UFC) vs. Tatiana Suarez (8-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) (MMA reporter Ariel Helwani)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 2

Sep 7, 2019; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Mairbek Taisumov (red gloves) fights Diego Ferreira (blue gloves) during UFC 242 at The Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Lightweight: Grant Dawson (17-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) (MMA Junkie) Featherweight: Fernando Padilla (14-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Sean Soriano (14-7 MMA, 0-4 UFC) (ESPN Deportes)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 9

Bantamweight: Felipe Colares (10-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Chris Gutierrez (16-3-2 MMA, 4-1-1 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 16

Featherweight: Ludovit Klein (17-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Nate Landewehr (14-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) (MMA DNA)

1

1