The UFC can be very busy within the month of August.
On Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Fee formally authorized a complete of 9 dates for the promotion together with 5 common occasions and 4 dates for the return of Dana White’s Contender Sequence.
Whereas the dates at the moment are confirmed, the UFC hasn’t formally introduced most of the fights exterior of the UFC 252 fundamental occasion trilogy between heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.
In terms of the usually scheduled UFC occasions, first up would be the present on Aug. 1, which is predicted to be headlined by a ladies’s bantamweight battle between former champion Holly Holm and quick rising contender Irene Aldana.
UFC 252 is predicted to happen on Aug. 15 with Miocic vs. Cormier headlining and a number of other different fights within the works together with one other heavyweight fights between former champion Junior Dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
From there, the UFC strikes to Aug. 22 however as of but there was no fundamental occasion confirmed for that present.
The ultimate UFC occasion for the month will happen on Aug. 29. with a fundamental occasion nonetheless to be decided for that present as properly, though a number of bouts are confirmed together with a light-weight heavyweight conflict between Anthony Smith and Aleksander Rakic.
Wednesday’s listening to additionally formally authorized the return of the Contender Sequence on Tuesday nights.
The primary card will happen on Aug. four with reveals following every week on Aug. 11, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25. As beforehand reported by MMA Combating, the newest season of the Contender Sequence is predicted to run via September and the primary two weeks of October.