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


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.

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- 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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