After an incredibly successful month of September that saw two champions defend their belts, along with some stunning debuts and the return of one Nick Diaz! The UFC will keep the action going through the rest of the year, with a card almost every weekend.
There are a whopping five UFC events scheduled to take place this month, with three Fight Nights along with the UFC 267 Pay-Per-View card. Check out the current bout order below.
The month starts early, as we kick off the UFC schedule with UFC Vegas 38 on October 2nd. The card has twelve fights at time of writing, with a banger Light Heavyweight main event as Brazilian strikers Johnny Walker and Thiago Santos clash.
- Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker (LHW)
- Kevin Holland vs. Kyle Daukaus (MW)
- Niko Price vs. Alex Oliveira (WW)
- Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko (MW)
- Alexander Hernandez vs. Mike Breeden (LW)
- Joe Solecki vs. Jared Gordon (LW)
- Antonina Shevchenko vs. Casey O’Neill (FLW)
- Bethe Correia vs. Karol Rosa (BW)
- Devonte Smith vs. Jamie Mullarkey (LW)
- Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Gaetano Pirrello (BW)
- Stephanie Egger vs. Shanna Young (BW)
- Alejandro Perez vs. Johnny Eduardo (BW)
A week later, we stay at the Apex facility for UFC Vegas 39, set for October 9th. The card has just eleven bouts currently and is lacking a little name value, though there are a number of interesting prospects on the card! The headliner features Mackenzie Dern seeking to extend her finishing streak at the expense of Marina Rodriguez.
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez (SW)
- Randy Brown vs. Jared Gooden (WW)
- Tim Elliot vs. Matheus Nicolau (FLW)
- Sabina Mazo vs. Mariya Agapova (FLW)
- Phil Hawes vs. Deron Winn (MW)
- Chris Gutierrez vs. Felipe Colares (FTW)
- Laureano Staropoli vs. Jamie Pickett (MW)
- Alexandr Romanov vs. Jared Vanderaa (HW)
- Charles Rosa vs. Damon Jackson (FTW)
- Lupita Godinez vs. Sam Hughes (SW)
- Charlie Ontiveros vs. Steve Garcia Jr.
Our third Fight Night card of the month comes in UFC Vegas 40, currently set at 10 bouts, but we can expect more to be added. The card is a little lackluster right now, but does feature a big name as Holly Holm returns to Featherweight to take on Norma Dumont.
- Holly Holm vs. Norma Dumont (FTW)
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Carlos Felipe (HW)
- Manon Fiorot vs. Mayra Bueno Silva (FLW)
- Danny Roberts vs. Ramazan Emeev (WW)
- Marcelo Rojo vs. Daniel Santos (BW)
- Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Da Un Jung (LHW)
- L’udovit Klein vs. Nate Landwehr (FTW)
- Andrew Sanchez vs. Bruno Silva (MW)
- Sijara Eubanks vs. Luana Carolina (FLW)
- Julian Marquez vs. Jordan Wright (MW)
- Ariane Carnelossi vs. Istela Nunes (SW)
The final Fight Night of the month will be UFC Vegas 41, which is set to go down on October 23rd. We have eleven fights announced for this card at time of writing, and the name value is hurting on this one as well. With that said, we have a fun headliner for this one, as Paulo Costa takes on Marvin Vettori, both fighters looking to rebound from losses to current champion Israel Adesanya.
- Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori (MW)
- Grant Dawson vs. Ricky Glenn (LW)
- Alex Caceres vs. Seung Woo Choi (FTW)
- Jun Yong Park vs. Gregory Rodrigues (MW)
- Jessica Rose-Clark vs. Joselyne Edwards (BW)
- Jonathan Martinez vs. Aaron Phillips (BW)
- Dwight Grant vs. Francisco Trinaldo (WW)
- Mason Jones vs. Alan Patrick (LW)
- Livia Renata Souza vs. Randa Markos (SW)
- Jeff Molina vs. Daniel laced (FLW)
- Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Ike Villanueva (LHW)
- Tabatha Ricci vs. Maria Oliveira (SW)
The last event off the month will be UFC 267. This is already set up to be a historic Pay-Per-View event, with two titles on the line (though one was shifted to an interim this week). The main event puts the Light Heavyweight title on the line as Jan Blachowicz looks to defend his title once more against Glover Teixeira, with Jiri Prochazka serving as a backup replacement. The card also features an exciting fight between Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker, while Khamzat Chimaev also makes his return opposite Li Jingliang. The card takes place in Abu Dhabi and will take place on October 30th.
- Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira (LHW)
- Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen (BW)
- Islam Makhachev vs. Dan Hooker (LW)
- Alexander Volkov vs. Marcin Tybura (HW)
- Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir (LHW)
- Amanda Ribas vs. Virna Jandiroba (SW)
- Li Jingliang vs. Khamzat Chimaev (WW)
- Damir Ismagulov vs. Magomed Mustafaev (LW)
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Ricardo Ramos (FTW)
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Lerone Murphy (FTW)
- Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Shamil Gamzatov (LHW)
- Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Allan Nascimento (FLW)
- Albert Duraev vs. Roman Kopylov (MW)
- Hu Yaozong vs. Alen Amedovski
Current bout orders courtesy of Marcel Dorff of http://www.mmadna.nl, who is an absolute must follow on Twitter for the avid UFC fan.
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