Matchup Roundup: The new UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week

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 Sept. 30–Oct. 6.

UFC on ESPN 6: Oct. 18, Boston

Middleweight: With Eric Spicely injured, Kevin Holland (15-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) steps in to fight Brendan Allen (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (MMA Junkie)

Bellator 231: Oct. 25, Uncasville, Conn.

Light heavyweight: Phil Davis (20-5 MMA, 7-2 BMMA) vs. Karl Albrektsson (9-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)

Welterweight: Connor Dixon (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Orkhan Ismatzade (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA)

UFC on ESPN+ 20: Oct. 26, Singapore

Bantamweight: Enrique Barzola (16-4-1 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Movsar Evloev (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) (MMA DNA)

Heavyweight: Jeff Hughes (10-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Raphael Pessoa (9-1 MMA, UFC 0-1) (Combate)

Welterweight: Muslim Salikhov (15-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Laureano Staropoli (9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) (Combate)

Lightweight: Rafael Fiziev (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Alex White (13-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC)

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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