UFC featherweights Billy Quarantillo and Herbert Burns will face off at a UFC Fight Night event in June, and much, much more — Fightful has all the latest fight announcements in one article.
Billy Quarantillo vs. Herbert Burns set for UFC event in June
A featherweight bout between Billy Quarantillo and Herbert Burns has been set for a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event in June, Quarantillo himself tweeted out the news of the matchup and that he has signed a bout agreement for it. The New York native had his eight-fight winning streak snapped in his last outing where he dropped a unanimous decision to Gavin Tucker at UFC 256. Burns on the other hand is 5-1 in his last six fights, but missed weight in his last matchup where he was TKO'd in the second round by Daniel Pineda at UFC 252.
Billy Quarantillo wins on points (+200) with the help of some last second haymakers.— Barstool Sportsbook (@BSSportsbook) May 31, 2020
Undefeated Aviv Gozali returns against Sean Felton at Bellator 259 in May
Undefeated Israelian prospect Aviv Gozali will make his return to the Bellator cage against Sean Felton at Bellator 259 on May 21, first reported by Insider.com's Alan Dawson. Gozali is the 20-year old son of MMA veteran Haim Gozali and is 5-0 so far as a professional with all his wins coming under the Bellator banner via first-round submission finishes with the latest coming over Logan Neal at Bellator 249. Felton is a King of the Cage veteran sporting a 5-2-1 record as a pro and will make his promotional debut against Gozali.
Claudio Silva vs. Court McGee targeted for UFC event in May
Welterweight veterans Claudio Silva and Court McGree will meet at a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on May 22, first reported by AgFight's Carlos Antunes. Silva is 5-1 in his Octagon career and will try to rebound from his first loss in the promotion after being defeated via a unanimous decision by James Krause at UFC Fight Island 6. McGee the winner of the eleventh season of The Ultimate Fighter will try to avoid a four-fight losing streak against Silva, he was beaten by Carlos Condit via a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Island 4 in his last outing.
Phil Hawes meets Kyle Daukaus at UFC event in May
Middleweight prospects Phil Hawes and Kyle Daukaus will meet at UFC Vegas 26 on May 8, first reported by MMAFighting's Damon Martin and Mike Heck. Hawes is 3-0 in UFC run currently and is coming off of a majority decision victory over Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Vegas 19, while Daukaus is 1-1 in the Octagon and will try to build off his first victory inside the promotion back at UFC 255 where he won a unanimous decision over Dustin Stoltzfus.
Tom Breese takes on Antonio Arroyo at UFC event in June
Englishman Tom Breese will take on Brazillian Antonio Arroyo in a middleweight bout at a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on June 5, first reported by Brazillian news outlet Super Lutas. Breese is 2-2 in his last four Octagon appearances, last dropping a second-round submission loss due to an arm-triangle choke to Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Island 8. Arroyo is also 2-2 in his last four fight fights after dropping a unanimous decision to Deron Winn at UFC Vegas 17 in his last offering.
Matt Frevola vs. Frank Camacho targeted for UFC 263 in June
A matchup between exciting lightweight scrappers Matt Frevola and Frank Camacho is being targeted for the yet-to-be-announced UFC 263 event on June 12, first reported by FighterPath.com's Sergio Pineiro. Frevola is 2-2-1 in his last five Octagon outings and dropped a unanimous decision defeat to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 257, whereas Camacho is 1-4 in his last five fights and was TKO'd by Justin Jaynes in just 41 seconds at UFC Vegas 3.
Tywan Claxton-Justin Gonzales & Nick Newell-Bobby King matchups added to Bellator 260 in June
Bellator 260 which goes down on June 11 has added two more matchups to its card, the promotion confirmed via a press release. The two fights will feature featherweight Tywan Claxton taking on undefeated prospect and former LFA featherweight champion Justin Gonzales, while Nick Newell will take on LFA veteran Bobby King in a lightweight bout. Both Gonzales and King will be making their respective debuts inside the Bellator cage.
Rafa Garcia vs. Chris Gruetzemacher in the works for UFC event in July
Mexican lightweight Rafa Garcia will take on Chris Gruetzemacher at a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on July 31, first reported by Milenio's Carlos Contreras Legaspi. Garcia will look to get his first victory inside of the Octagon after losing his UFC debut via a unanimous decision to Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Vegas 21. Gruetzemacher on the other hand is 1-3 in his last four fights and is coming off of a first-round knockout loss to Alexander Hernandez back at UFC Vegas 12.
Cameron Else vs. Aaron Phillips targeted for UFC event in July
Bantamweights Cameron Else and Aaron Phillips are being targeted for a matchup at a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on July 17, first reported by MMA Island's Chris De Santiago. Else and Phillips will both look to secure their first wins inside of the Octagon, Else was last defeated by Kyler Phillips via a second-round TKO at UFC Fight Island 5 whereas Phillips was beaten by Jack Shore via a second-round submission due to a rear-naked choke at UFC Fight Island 1.
Tony Kelley vs. Trevin Jones booked for UFC event in July
Bantamweights Tony Kelley and Trevin Jones will collide at a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on July 24, first reported by MMA Island's Chris De Santiago. Kelley is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Ali AlQasi at UFC Fight Island 5, Jones on the other hand last defeated Mario Bautista via a second-round TKO at UFC 259.