MMA Junkie confirmed with a number of individuals near the scenario that Magny (22-7 MMA, 15-6 UFC) and Martin (17-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC) have agreed to the matchup. The individuals requested anonymity as a result of UFC has but to make an official announcement.
UFC 250 takes place June 6. The occasion doesn’t have an official location or venue, nevertheless it’s anticipated to happen on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The primary card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Struggle Cross.
Magny made his return to competitors from a career-long layoff in March when he outpointed Li Jingliang at UFC 248. He was beforehand on the sidelined resulting from a USADA suspension during which he was finally cleared of wrongdoing. With 15 wins within the welterweight division, Magny trails simply Georges St-Pierre (19) and Matt Brown (16) for many in historical past.
Martin, in the meantime, will get the change of opponent he desired after a matchup with David Zawada was referred to as off the UFC’s April 25 occasion as a result of coronavirus pandemic. After getting combined outcomes at light-weight, Martin returned to 170 kilos in April 2018 and has gone 5-1 since.
The most recent UFC 250 lineup now consists of:
- Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer
- Devin Clark vs. Alonzo Menifield
- Ian Heinisch vs. Gerald Meerschaert
- Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez
- Charles Byrd vs. Maki Pitolo
- Neil Magny vs. Anthony Rocco Martin