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

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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 July 26-Aug. 1:

Bellator 264, Uncasville, Conn., Aug. 13

Women’s featherweight: [autotag]Roberta Samad[/autotag] (5-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Pam Sorenson[/autotag] (8-3 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (MMA Fighting) Lightweight: [autotag]Justin Montalvo[/autotag] (2-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Kendly St. Louis[/autotag] (3-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (MMA Fighting) Middleweight: [autotag]Khadzhi Bestaev[/autotag] (10-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Ty Gwerder[/autotag] (5-2 MMA, 1-2 BMMA) (Fansided) Bantamweight: [autotag]Johnny Campbell[/autotag] (21-13 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Danny Sabatello[/autotag] (10-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (Cageside Press)

Bellator 265, Sioux Falls, S.D., Aug. 20

Heavyweight: [autotag]Kevin Childs[/autotag] (1-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Bailey Schoenfelder[/autotag] (1-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (Cageside Press)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, Aug. 21

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 17: (R-L) Abdul Razak Alhassan punches Jacob Malkoun of Australia in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Middleweight: [autotag]Abdul Razak Alhassan[/autotag] (10-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) vs. [autotag]Antonio Braga Neto[/autotag] (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, Aug. 28

Middleweight: [autotag]Sam Alvey[/autotag] (33-15-1 MMA, 10-10-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]Wellington Turman[/autotag] (16-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Sept. 4

Welterweight: [autotag]Sergey Khandozhko[/autotag] (27-6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]David Zawada[/autotag] (17-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) (MMA DNA)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Sept. 18

Women’s strawweight: [autotag]Cory McKenna[/autotag] (6-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. [autotag]Emily Whitmire[/autotag] (4-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

UFC 266, TBA, Sept. 25

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 20: Chris Daukaus reacts after his TKO victory over Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in a heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Bantamweight: [autotag]Ricky Simon[/autotag] (18-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. [autotag]Timur Valiev[/autotag] (18-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) Middleweight: [autotag]Nick Maximov[/autotag] (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. [autotag]Karl Roberson[/autotag] (9-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) Heavyweight: [autotag]Shamil Abdurakhimov[/autotag] (20-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. [autotag]Chris Daukaus[/autotag] (11-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 2

Dec 7, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Aspen Ladd (red gloves) after her win against Yana Kunitskaya (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s bantamweight: [autotag]Macy Chiasson[/autotag] (7-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]Aspen Ladd[/autotag] (9-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) (ESPN Deportes) Bantamweight: [autotag]Johnny Eduardo[/autotag] (28-12 MMA, 3-4 UFC2) vs. [autotag]Alejandro Perez[/autotag] (21-8-1 MMA, 7-3-1 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 9

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 13: (R-L) Matheus Nicolau of Brazil kicks Manel Kape of Angola in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on March 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Flyweight: [autotag]Tim Elliott[/autotag] (17-11-1 MMA, 6-9 UFC) vs. [autotag]Matheus Nicolau[/autotag] (16-2-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

Bellator 268, Phoneix, Oct. 16

Light heavyweight: [autotag]Corey Anderson[/autotag] (15-5 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Ryan Bader[/autotag] (28-6 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) Light heavyweight: Champ [autotag]Vadim Nemkov[/autotag] (13-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) vs. [autotag]Anthony Johnson[/autotag] (23-6 MMA, 1-0 BMMA)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 16

Jan 17, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Holly Holm during weigh ins for UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s bantamweight: [autotag]Norma Dumont[/autotag] (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]Holly Holm[/autotag] (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) (MMA Fighting) Middleweight: [autotag]Julian Marquez[/autotag] (9-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]Jordan Wright[/autotag] (12-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, Oct. 23

Jul 10, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Tai Tuivasa celebrates his victory against Greg Hardy during UFC 264 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Flyweight: [autotag]Daniel Lacerda[/autotag] (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. [autotag]Jeff Molina[/autotag] (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) (Combate) Heavyweight: [autotag]Walt Harris[/autotag] (13-10 MMA, 6-9 UFC) vs. [autotag]Tai Tuivasa[/autotag] (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) (MMA Junkie) Women’s bantamweight: [autotag]Joselyne Edwards[/autotag] (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. [autotag]Jessica Rose-Clark[/autotag] (10-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) (ESPN)

UFC 268, New York, Nov. 6

Welterweight: Champ [autotag]Kamaru Usman[/autotag] (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) vs. [autotag]Colby Covington[/autotag] (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) (ESPN)

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