Here’s your Fight Size MMA Update for the evening of June 16th:
- According to ESPN's Ariel Helwani, Bruno Silva has pulled out of this Saturday's scheduled fight with Deron Winn. However, he reports that there's hope Winn will remain on the card.
Prospect Deron Winn makes his UFC debut in 6 days in Greenville, and he’s searching for his 3rd opponent. First it was Markus Perez, then Bruno Silva, but Silva is now out, I’m told. The hope is he’ll remain on the card.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) June 16, 2019
- Though not booked to compete at UFC 240, Alexander Volkanovski is staying ready in case of an opportunity opening up before fight night.
Staying ready!! https://t.co/MKtEm16bWh— Alex Volkanovski (@alexvolkanovski) June 15, 2019
- In his sit-down interview with Chael Sonnen, T.J. Dillashaw gave his prediction on the upcoming rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic. He picks the challenger to reclaim his Heavyweight Title.
- Aaron Chalmers (4-1) vs. Fred Freeman (1-1) at Bellator 223, June 22nd
- Tanner Boser (16-5-1) vs. Giacomo Lemos (5-0) at UFC 240, July 27th
- Matt Schnell (13-4) vs. Jordan Espinosa (14-5) at UFC Fight Night Russia, August 3rd
- Rodolfo Vieira (5-0) vs. Oskar Piechota (11-1-1) at UFC Fight Night Uruguay, August 10th