Matchup Roundup: New UFC, PFL, Bellator fights announced in the past week (March 25-31)

Matchup Roundup: New UFC, PFL, Bellator fights announced in the past week (March 25-31)

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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, PFL, and Bellator.

Here are the fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie or officially announced by the promotions from March 25-31.

2024 PFL 1, San Antonio, Thursday

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 04: (L-R) Blagoy Ivanov of Bulgaria punches Marcin Tybura of Poland in a heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 04, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Heavyweight: With Bruno Cappelozza out, Blagoy Ivanov (19-6) steps in to fight Sergey Bilostenniy (11-3)

Women’s flyweight: With Denise Kielholtz out, Ilara Joanne (11-8) steps in to fight Taila Santos (19-3)

Bantamweight: Ty Johnson (13-6) vs. Bryce Meredith (5-0)

UFC Fight Night, St. Louis, May 11

Nov 4, 2023; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Derrick Lewis (blue gloves) prepares to fight Jailton Almeida (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Ibirapuera Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis (27-12 MMA, 18-10 UFC) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, May 18

May 15, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Edson Barboza celebrates his TKO victory against Shane Burgos at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Featherweight: Edson Barboza (23-11 MMA, 17-11 UFC) vs. Lerone Murphy (13-0-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC) (Reporter Laerte Viana)

UFC 302, Newark, N.J., June 1

Dec 3, 2022; Orlando, Florida, USA; Roman Dolidze (blue gloves) reacts after fighting Jack Hermansson (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Middleweight: Roman Dolidze (12-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) vs. Anthony Hernandez (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) (MMA Fighting)

Welterweight: Jake Matthews (19-7 MMA, 12-7 UFC) vs. Phil Rowe (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, TBA, June 8

Jan 21, 2023; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Luan Lacerda (red gloves) reacts after the fight against Cody Stamann (blue gloves) during UFC 283 at Jeunesse Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Bantamweight: Jesse Butler (12-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Brad Katona (13-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC)

Bantamweight: Taylor Lapilus (19-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) vs. Cody Stamann (21-6-1 MMA, 7-5-1 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, Las Vegas, June 15

Jan 20, 2024; Toronto, Canada, USA; Brad Katona (red glove) fights Garrett Armfield (blue gloves) during UFC 297 at ScotiaBank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Women’s flyweight: Gabriella Fernandes (8-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Carli Judice (3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

Women’s strawweight: Josefine Knutsson (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Julia Polastri (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) (Frontkick Online)

Bantamweight: Garrett Armfield (10-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Brady Hiestand (7-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC)

UFC Fight Night, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 22

Robert Whittaker. vs. Khamzat Chimaev

Middleweight: Khamzat Chimaev (13-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) vs. Robert Whittaker (25-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC)

Light heavyweight: Volkan Oezdemir (19-7 MMA, 7-6 UFC) vs. Johnny Walker (21-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC)

Welterweight: Kelvin Gastelum (17-9 MMA, 12-9 UFC) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (17-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC)

Middleweight: Shara Magomedov (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. Ihor Potieria (22-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC)

Heavyweight: Sergei Pavlovich (18-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Alexander Volkov (37-10 MMA, 11-4 UFC

UFC Fight Night, TBA, July 13

Women’s flyweight: Mariya Agapova (10-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Luana Santos (7-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) (Ag. Fight)

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