HomeWorld NewsNew UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Feb. 27-March 5)
New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Feb. 27-March 5)
March 6, 2023
MMA fight announcements are hard to follow. With so many outlets and channels available, it’s nearly impossible to organize.
But here at MMA Junkie, we’ve got your back.
Each week, we’ll compile all the newly surfaced fights in one spot. Every Monday, expect a feature listing everything you might have missed from the UFC or Bellator.
Here are the fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie from Feb. 27-March 5.
UFC on ESPN 43, San Antonio, March 25
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Trey Ogden punches Daniel Zellhuber of Mexico in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 17, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)
Lightweight: Trey Ogden (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Manuel Torres (13-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC)
Bellator 293, Temecula, Calif., March 31
Lightweight: With Jay Jay Wilson out, Adam Piccolotti (13-5 MMA, 9-5 BMMA) steps in to fight Mandel Nallo (9-2 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)
Bellator 294, Honolulu, April 21
Bantamweight: Marcos Breno (15-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Danny Sabatello (13-2 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) (MMA Junkie)
UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, April 22
Nov 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Julio Are (red gloves) and Montel Jackson (blue gloves) during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh-USA TODAY Sports
Bantamweight: Montel Jackson (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Rani Yahya (28-10-1 MMA, 13-4-1 UFC)
UFC Fight Night, TBA, April 29
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 29: (L-R) Cody Durden punches Carlos Mota of Brazil in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on October 29, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
Flyweight: Cody Durden (14-4-1 MMA, 3-2-1 UFC) vs. Charles Johnson (13-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) (MMA Mania)
Featherweight: Julian Erosa (28-10 MMA, 6-6 UFC) vs. Fernando Padilla (14-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (ESPN Deportes)