MMA fight announcements are hard to keep track of. With so many outlets and channels for news to break through, 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 and Bellator.
Here are the fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie from Oct. 14–Oct. 20:
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Bellator 231: Oct. 25, Uncasville, Conn.
Light heavyweight: Dalton Rosta (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Claude Wilcox (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)
Bellator 233: Nov. 8, Thackerville, OK
Light heavyweight: Muhammed Lawal (21-9 MMA, 10-6 BMMA) vs. Andrew Kapel (14-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (ESPN)
Women’s featherweight: Leslie Smith (11-7-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Arlene Blencowe (12-7 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) (MMA Fighting)
Welterweight: Kyle Crutchmer (4-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Antonio Jones (7-3 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) (ESPN)
Light heavyweight: Jordan Young (11-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) vs. Julius Anglickas (7-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (Newsday)
Middleweight: Romero Cotton (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) vs. Jason Perrotta (3-3 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (Sherdog)
Light heavyweight: Grant Neal (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Jimmy Lugo (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) (Sherdog)
Women’s featherweight: Janay Harding (5-4 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) vs. Amanda Bell (6-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA)
Heavyweight: Davion Franklin (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Odell Pantin (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)
Lightweight: Aaron McKenzie (6-1-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) vs. Sean Clements (3-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA)
Featherweight: Lucas Brennan (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Jacob Landin (0-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: Matchup Roundup: The new UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Oct. 14-20)