UFC veterans in MMA and boxing action May 26-28

This week, the UFC is idle after a run of events on seven consecutive weeks.

The next event for the promotion is UFC on ESPN 45 on June 3, which features a flyweight main event between Kai Kara-France and Amir Albazi.

Elsewhere, many other combat sports events are taking place that feature a number of familiar names that have competed under the UFC banner.

This weekend, there are a total of 24 veterans of the global MMA leader competing in MMA and boxing this week from May 26-28.

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Check out the names and details about their bouts below.

Upcoming event information from Tapology.

George Sotiropoulos (14-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Josh Togo at HEX Fight Series 26

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Mike Ricci at Titan FC 29 on Aug. 22, 2014

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to KJ Noons at UFC 166 on Oct. 19, 2013

Record since UFC exit: 0-1

Dequan Townsend (23-13 MMA, 0-4 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Idrees Wasi at TWC 101.5

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Dan Spohn at Ohio Combat League 22 on Oct. 8, 2022

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Dusko Todorovic at UFC on ESPN 16 on Oct. 3, 2020

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Record since UFC exit: 2-1

Jesse Ronson (23-12 MMA, 0-5 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Rodrigo Vargas at Samourai MMA 6

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Robert Seres at Samourai MMA 5 on March 11, 2023

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Joaquim Silva at UFC Fight Night 211 on Oct. 1, 2022

Record since UFC exit: 2-0

Kazula Vargas (12-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Jesse Ronson at Samourai MMA 6

Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Submission loss to Paddy Pimblett at UFC Fight Night 204 on March 19, 2022

Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Alexandre Barros (25-12 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Claudionor Fontenelle at Centurion FC

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Last MMA fight: Majority decision win over Danilo Souza at Shooto Brasil 108 on July 24, 2021

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Martin Kampmann at UFC 93 on Jan. 17, 2009
Record since UFC exit: 12-6

Ronys Torres (40-8 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Ronys Torres

Next fight: May 26 vs. Diego Nunes at Centurion FC

Last MMA fight: Split decision loss to Alexander Butenko at RFA 9 on April 22, 2023

Last UFC fight: Split decision loss to Jacob Volkmann at UFC Fight Night 21 on March 31, 2010

Record since UFC exit: 26-5

Diego Nunes (23-8 MMA, 3-3 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Ronys Torres at Centurion FC

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Simon Skold at Superior Challenge 19 on May 11, 2019

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Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Nik Lentz at UFC on FX 7 on Jan. 19, 2013

Record since UFC exit: 5-4

Anthony Ivy (10-7 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 12: (L-R) Anthony Ivy punches Bryan Barberena in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Hayward Charles at XKO 62

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Victor Reyna at XKO 61 on April 7, 2023

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night 177 on Sept. 12, 2020

Record since UFC exit: 2-3

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Curtis Millender (20-9 MMA, 3-2 UFC)

Curtis Millender

Next fight: May 26 vs. Ryan Ford at Ford vs. Millender (boxing)

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision win over KB Bhullar at Unified MMA 50 on March 31, 2023

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Belal Muhammad at UFC 236 on April 13, 2019

Record since UFC exit: 3-4 MMA, 2-0 boxing

KB Bhullar (11-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 11: (R-L) KB Bhullar of Canada kicks Tom Breese of England in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on October 11, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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Next fight: May 26 vs. Cody Krahn at Ford vs. Millender (boxing)

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Curtis Millender at Unified MMA 50 on March 31, 2023

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Andreas Michailidis at UFC on ESPN 23 on May 1, 2021

Record since UFC exit: 3-3

Shane Campbell (21-8 MMA, 1-4 UFC)

Next fight: May 26 vs. Matt Krayco at Ford vs. Millender (boxing)

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Darren Smith Jr. at Unified MMA 48 on Dec. 16, 2022

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Felipe Silva at UFC on FOX 21 on Aug. 27, 2016

Record since UFC exit: 11-2

Tuerxun Jumabieke (22-11-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Kushal Vyas at Octagon 45

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Last MMA fight: Knockout win over Yaser Ashayeri at Octagon 38 on Dec. 21, 2022

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Marcus Brimage at UFC Fight Night 55 on Nov. 7, 2014

Record since UFC exit: 7-8-1

Yi Zha (22-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Wuziazibieke Jiahefu at Road to UFC

Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Split decision loss to Jeong Yeong Lee at UFC Fight Night 218 on Feb. 4, 2023

Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Seung Guk Choi (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Sumit Kumar at Road to UFC

Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Submission loss to Huyn Sung Park at UFC Fight Night 218 on Feb. 4, 2023

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Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Andreas Stahl (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Gabriel Barreiro at Battle of Botnia 7

Last MMA fight: TKO win over Paulo Bananada at Superior Challenge 25 on Dec. 10, 2022

Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10, 2015

Record since UFC exit: 5-3

Elizabeth Phillips (7-9 MMA, 1-3 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Alexa Conners at Conflict MMA 57

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Claudia Zamora at Combate Global on Sept. 16, 2022

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 202 on Aug. 20, 2016

Record since UFC exit: 2-5

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Sam Alvey (33-18-1 MMA, 10-13-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Cameron Graham at B2 Fighting Series 183

Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Knockout loss to Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN 40 on Aug. 6, 2022

Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Joseph Morales (12-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Daniel Barez at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 11

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Anthony Do at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 8 on Feb. 3, 2023

Last UFC fight: Split decision loss to Eric Shelton at UFC Fight Night 139 on Feb. 3, 2018

Record since UFC exit: 3-0

Lewis Gonzalez (12-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. James Nakashima at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 11

Last MMA fight: Submission win over Quinton McCottrell at Motown Throwdown 1 on Aug. 22, 2022

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Leandro Silva at UFC Fight Night 70 on June 27, 2015

Record since UFC exit: 2-2

Louis Cosce (7-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Randall Wallace at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 11

Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Unanimous decision loss to Trevin Giles at UFC Fight Night 210 on Sept. 17, 2022

Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Gabriel Silva (9-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Next fight: May 27 vs. Lerryan Douglas at LFA 159

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Caio Machado at LFA 143 on Sept. 30, 2022

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Kyler Phillips at UFC Fight Night 169 on Feb. 29, 2020

Record since UFC exit: 1-1

Rong Zhu (22-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC)

Next fight: May 28 vs. Sung Chan Hong at Road to UFC

Last MMA fight: TKO win over Felipe Maia at UAE Warriors 34 on Oct. 20, 2022

Last UFC fight: Submission loss to Ignacio Bahamondes at UFC Fight Night 202 on Feb. 26, 2022

Record since UFC exit: 1-0

Filip Pejic (16-7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: May 28 vs. Rony Jason at FNC 11

Last MMA fight: TKO win over Marcos Vinicius Costa at FNC 9 on Dec. 23, 2022

Last UFC fight: Submission loss to Damian Stasiak at UFC Fight Night 86 on April 10, 2016

Record since UFC exit: 6-5-1

Rony Jason (15-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC)

Next fight: May 28 vs. Filip Pejic at FNC 11

Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Daniel Bazant at FNC 5 on March 26, 2022

Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Jeremy Kennedy at UFC Fight Night 106 on March 11, 2017

Record since UFC exit: 1-3 MMA, 1-0 kickboxing

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie