Here’s your Fight Size MMA Update for the evening of May 30th:
- Cage Warriors Bantamweight Champion Jack Shore has signed with the UFC. At 11-0, the Welshman will enter as a prospect to watch.
- According to TSN's Aaron Bronsteter, Joseph Morales has also been released from the UFC. Morales had lost his last two, compiling a 1-2 record inside the octagon.
The UFC flyweight division is now down to 13 fighters in total with the releases of Wilson Reis, Eric Shelton and Joseph Morales.— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) May 28, 2019
With Zabit and Hasan Magomedsharipov returning to camp in two weeks time, Frankie Edgar believes the brothers will be "perfect" preparation for his UFC 240 title fight with Max Holloway. Full story here.
- Following the release of Elias Theodorou, Joe Rogan has criticized the move, commenting that it "doesn't make any sense." The full episode can be found below and features UFC Strawweight contender Michelle Waterson.
- Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate has had her say on Cyborg's seemingly imminent fight with Felicia Spencer. Though she admires Spencer's "ambition," Tate admits that she doesn't "see how she wins this."
"I admire Felicia's tenacity, you know, her ambition ... I don't see how she wins this." -- @MieshaTate to @RyanMcKinnell on how she sees Cris Cyborg vs. Felicia Spencer going at #UFC240 pic.twitter.com/8iLrmDa7ii— MMA on SiriusXM (@MMAonSiriusXM) May 30, 2019
- Charlie Ward (6-3) vs. Justin Moore (7-3 MMA) at Bellator London, June 22nd
- Denise Kielholtz (2-2) vs. Bryony Tyrell (4-3-1) at Bellator London, June 22nd
- Alfie Davis (11-3) vs. Jorge Kanella (8-7) at Bellator London, June 22nd
- Terry Brazier (10-2) vs. Tim Wilde (12-4) at Bellator London, June 22nd
- Walter Gahadza (18-3) vs. Oliver Enkamp (7-2) at Bellator London, June 22nd
- Juliana Velasquez (8-0) vs. Kristina Williams (3-1) at Bellator 224, July 12th
- Andre Fili (19-6) vs. Sheymon Moraes (11-3) at UFC Fight Night Sacramento, July 13th
- Mike Rodriguez (10-3) vs. Gian Villante (17-11) at UFC Fight Night Sacramento, July 13th
- Pingyuan Liu (15-4) vs. Jonathan Martinez (10-2) at UFC Fight Night Sacramento, July 13th
- Olivier Aubin-Mercier (11-4) vs. Arman Tsarukyan (13-2) at UFC 240, July 27th
- Ashlee Evans-Smith (6-4) vs. Taila Santos (15-1) at UFC Fight Night Montevideo, August 10th
- Rogerio Bontorin (15-1) vs. Raulian Paiva (18-2) at UFC Fight Night Montevideo, August 10th