The UFC is in full fight signing mode this week, as the world’s largest MMA promotion readies for a stacked 2018. As such, the promotion has announced three new fights to the upcoming UFC schedule.
UFC On Fox 28
Most notable is a UFC strawweight fight between Tecia Torres and Jessica Andrade. This announcement nixes the UFC’s reported original plans to but on a fight between Torres and champion Rose Namajunas for their upcoming return to Australia.
The two top females with square off at UFC on Fox 28 at Orlando’s Amway Center on Feb. 24. Also on their card are Ben Saunders vs. Alan Jouban, Gilbert Burns vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier, and Jake Collier vs. Marcin Prachnio.
The upcoming UFC schedule also has the return of two fan-favorite heavyweights, in a clash between Stefan Struve and Andrei Arlovski. The two are pegged for UFC 222 fight card, set to go down on March 3rd from the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas.
In addtion, also announced for the UFC 222 fight card is “Sugar” Sean O’Malley’s return to action. The highly entertaining up-and-comer, from the Dana White Contender Series reality show, will make his second bout in the UFC against Andre Soukhamthath. This final announcement comes via O’Malley’s own twitter account.