Josh Emmett Faces Arnold Allen At UFC Fight Night Raleigh


A featherweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night Raleigh as #10 Josh Emmett faces #14 Arnold Allen.

The bout was announced earlier today by the UFC Europe Twitter page.

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Emmett (15-2-0) enters the contest on the strength of a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Michael Johnson and Mirsad Bektic. Emmett hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost two years, with that last defeat coming to Jeremy Stephens at UFC On Fox 28. Emmett has picked up fifteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and nearly half of them came by way of decision.

Allen (15-1-0) is undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated Alan Omer, Yaotzin Meza, Makwan Amirkhani, Mads Burnell, Jordan Rinaldi and Gilbert Melendez. Allen has suffered a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came to Marcin Wrzosek at Cage Warriors 69. Allen has seen seven of his sixteen professional MMA bouts go the distance and Allen has won six of those encounters.

UFC Fight Night Raleigh takes place on Saturday, January 25 from the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina with Curtis Blaydes and Junior Dos Santos headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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