Latest UFC Fight Announcements - April 16, 2018 Edition

By Nolan King


With fight announcements breaking each and every day, it’s hard to keep track of all the hustle and bustle in the world of mixed martial arts. 

Luckily, here at FloCombat, we’ve got you covered. Following is a list of all the recent UFC fight announcements put out by notable outlets across the world. 

Bouts are not confirmed by the UFC unless noted otherwise (*). Below, view the matchup announcements as well as a bonus list of fighter signings and releases. 

May 19 - UFC Fight Night 129: Santiago

Featherweight Bout*: Gabriel Benitez (20-6, 4-2 UFC) vs. Humberto Bandenay (14-4, 1-0 UFC) - per MMA Fusion

Flyweight Bout*: Ray Borg (11-3, 5-3 UFC) vs. Brandon Moreno (14-4, 3-1 UFC) - per MMA Fighting

Featherweight Bout*: Enrique Barzola (14-3-1, 4-1 UFC) vs. Brandon Davis (9-4, 1-1 UFC)

May 27 - UFC Fight Night 130: Liverpool

Women’s Flyweight Bout: Gillian Robertson (4-2, 1-0 UFC) vs. Molly McCann (7-1, 0-0 UFC) - per MMA Today

Bantamweight Bout*: Manny Bermudez (12-0, 1-0 UFC) vs. Davey Grant (8-3, 1-2 UFC) - per MMA Today

June 1 - UFC Fight Night 131: Utica

Welterweight Bout: Niko Price (11-1 1NC, 3-1 1 NC UFC) vs. Belal Muhammad (13-2, 4-2 UFC) - per Farah Hannoun

Bantamweight Bout*: Johnny Eduardo (28-11, 3-3 UFC) vs. Nathaniel Wood (13-3, 0-0 UFC) - per MMAnytt

Featherweight Bout*: Julio Arce (14-2, 1-0 UFC) vs. Daniel Teymur (6-1, 0-1 UFC) - per Utica Observer-Dispatch

Lightweight Bout*: Gleison Tibau (33-13, 16-12 UFC) vs. Desmond Green (20-7, 1-2 UFC) - per Utica Observer-Dispatch

Lightweight Bout*: Nik Lentz (28-8-2 1NC, 12-5-1 1NC) vs. Leonardo Santos (16-3-1, 5-0-1 UFC)

June 7 - UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2

Welterweight Bout*: CM Punk (0-1, 0-1 UFC) vs. Mike Jackson (0-1, 0-1 UFC) - per TMZ/Mike Jackson Twitter

Featherweight Bout*: Ricardo Lamas (18-6, 13-6 UFC) vs. Mirsad Bektic (12-1, 5-1 UFC) - per Combate

Women’s Flyweight Bout*: Holly Holm (11-4, 4-4 UFC) vs. Megan Anderson (8-2, 0-0 UFC) - per Chicago Tribune

June 23 - UFC Fight Night 132: Singapore

Welterweight Bout*: Donald Cerrone (30-10 1NC, 20-7 UFC) vs. Leon Edwards (15-3, 7-2 UFC) - per MMA Fighting

Welterweight Bout*: Jake Matthews (13-3, 6-3 UFC) vs. Shinsho Anzai (10-2, 2-1 UFC)

Flyweight Bout*: Matt Schnell (10-4, 1-2 UFC) vs. Naoki Inoue (11-0, 1-0)

Light Heavyweight Bout*: Ovince St. Preux (22-11, 12-7 UFC) vs. Tyson Pedro (7-1, 3-1 UFC)

July 7 - UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier

Bantamweight Bout*: Raphael Assuncao (26-5, 11-2 UFC) vs. Rob Font (15-3, 5-2 UFC) - per Las Vegas Review-Journal

Light Heavyweight Bout*: Khalil Rountree (6-2 1NC, 2-2 1NC UFC) vs. Gokhan Saki (1-1, 1-0 UFC)

July 22 - UFC Fight Night 134: Hamburg

Light Heavyweight Bout*: Jeremy Kimball (15-7, 1-2 UFC) vs. Darko Stosic (12-1, 0-0 UFC) - per MMA Today

July 28 - UFC on FOX 30: Calgary

Featherweight Bout: Jose Aldo (26-4, 8-3 UFC) vs. Jeremy Stephens (28-14, 15-13) - per Combate

Women’s Strawweight Bout: Randa Markos (8-5, 4-4 UFC) vs. Nina Ansaroff (8-5, 2-2 UFC) - per MMA Today

August 4 - UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2

Bantamweight Bout*: TJ Dillashaw (15-3, 11-3 UFC) vs. Cody Garbrandt (11-1, 6-1 UFC) - per ESPN


CONTENDER SERIES:

6/24 - Middleweight Bout: Kevin Holland (12-3) vs. Will Santiago (9-4) - per MMA Today

Signings:

Molly McCann – Flyweight (7-1 | Cage Warriors | Bournemouth, England) 

Nathaniel Wood – Bantamweight (13-3 | Cage Warriors | London, England)

Mike Jackson – Welterweight (0-1 | Free Agent | Houston, Texas)

Departures:

Godofredo Pepey – Featherweight (13-6, 5-6 UFC) – released by promotion - per MMA Fighting

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