Askarov Out! Matt Schnell Steps In Against Perez on August 28th

The ranked Flyweight contest between Askar Askarov and Alex Perez has been called off following Askarov’s removal from the card.

Fortunately, a replacement has been found in short order. Matt Schnell will take on the #4 ranked Alex Perez on the Fight Night card.

Matt Schnell (15-6) is currently ranked #9 in the Flyweight division, most recently losing a decision to Rogerio Bontorin. Prior to that, he picked up a close decision over Tyson Nam in an entertaining back and forth.

The card is currently set to be headlined by the Featherweight contest between Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze.

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