Fight-size MMA Update: Nate Marquardt Booked, UFC Rankings, Rule Changes Proposed, Bellator 160, Alex Caceres

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Your Fight-size MMA update for August 2!

- The UFC has released a preview of this Saturday's UFC Fight Night Salt Lake City, featuring main eventer Alex Caceres speaking about his fight against Yair Rodriguez. You can check it out above.

Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler Booked For UFC 281 In November

- Nate Marquardt (34-16-2) vs. Tamdan McCrory (14-4) and Walt Harris (8-4) vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov (16-3) have both been added to UFC Fight Night 96 on October 1.

- Bellator has booked Lena Ovchynnikova (11-4) against Jaimelene Nievera (4-1) for Bellator 160 on August 26,

- The UFC has been late to update their official rankings each of the last two weeks.

- There are several proposed rule changes by the Association of Boxing Commissions in regards to apparel, eye poke warnings, and what classifies a downed opponent. MMA Fighting's Marc Raimondi has covered the proposals extensively.

- Kevin Lee is angling for a fight with Al Iaquinta or Sage Northcutt.

- Luis Santos (62-9-1) is set to face Igor Svirid (10-2) at ONE Championship 46 on August 27

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