Dates, Location and Fighters for UFC 298 , UFC Austin & Much more…
Amidst holiday celebrations, UFC President Dana White took to video to reveal key updates on upcoming bouts. Highlights from the announcement include:
An injury setback for Dan Hooker prompts his withdrawal from the UFC Fight Night on December 2nd in Austin, where he was slated to clash with Bobby Green.
Bobby Green's new opponent for the Austin event's co-main fight is now Jalin Turner, ranked 12th, as the initially planned match with Azamat Murzakanov has been canceled due to Murzakanov's illness.
Khalil Rountree Jr. is set to step into the octagon against Anthony Smith, ranked 8th, on December 9th at UFC Fight Night, also serving as the co-main event.
In a bantamweight headline bout, Song Yadong, holding the 7th spot, will go toe-to-toe with the 14th-ranked Chris Gutierrez on December 9th at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski is poised to defend his title against Ilia Topuria at UFC 298, scheduled at Anaheim's Honda Center.
The February 10th UFC Fight Night will spotlight Joe Pyfer, a middleweight up-and-comer, as he faces the 10th-ranked Jack Hermansson at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.