The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is always looking to lock down new match ups for the promotion’s upcoming fight cards. Now it would appear that the world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion has found eight new bouts for several exciting upcoming UFC events.
Former Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger was initially set to face off against Ketlen Vieira. However, Vieira was forced to pull out of the match up.
Now UFC officials have revealed that Tonya Evinger is set to face Aspen Ladd at UFC 229. The event will take place Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, Nev.
UFC officials have since also revealed a new bout for UFC 232. Ilir Latifi is now set to face Corey Anderson in a light heavyweight match up. UFC 232 will take place Dec, 29 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Kyle Bochniak are now set to face each other at UFC 231, as stated by UFC officials. The event will take place Dec. 8 from within the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.
As reported by ESPN, women’s flyweights Jessica Eye and Sijara Eubanks are now being targeted for UFC 232 on Dec. 29.
As reported by MMA Junkie, UFC Fight Night 142 now has a headliner. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is now set to fight Tai Tuivasa for the card’s main event on Dec. 1 from within the Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide, Australia.
As reported by Fighters Magazine, lightweights Claudio Puelles and Devin Powell will now be facing off at UFC Fight Night 140 on Nov. 17 from within the Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bantamweights Marlon Vera and Guido Cannetti are also being targeted for the fight card, as reported by MMA Fusion.
UFC Fight Night 139 goes down Nov. 10 from within the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. Now MMA Fighting has reported that bantamweights Ricardo Ramos and Ricky Simon are being targeted for a match up at the event.
The UFC has also announced a string of match ups for UFC Fight Night 137. The event will take place Sept. 22 in Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.
Now featured on the night’s card, heavyweights Chase Sherman and Augusto Sakai are set to throw down. Women’s strawweight Randa Markos will be taking on Marina Rodriguez. Lastly, women’s flyweight Gillian Robertson and Mayra Bueno Silva are set to face off at the event.