Looking forward to the Main Event of Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum but this is a sneaky good card with some fights to watch to keep you tuned in until the main event.
Trevin Jones vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov
Trevin Jones 13-6 record looked really good in his LAST fight against Mario Bautista. Three fight winning streak.
UFC debut for the CFFC Bantamweight Champion Saidyokub Kakhramonov 8-2 record. Trains at Team Oyama with Marlon Vera, Alex Perez, Louis Smolka.
Vinc Pichel vs Austin Hubbard
13-2 Underrated UFC Lightweight ONLY TWO LOSSES are to Rustam Khabilov and Gregor Gillespie. Nothing but ashamed of Vinc Pichel. Fought on Ultimate Fighter Season 15 final losing to Al Iaquinta.
“I feel like I outmatch him everywhere, whether it’s striking, grappling, or even cage control and fight IQ,” Pichel told MMASucka. “I’m looking to finish the fight. I’m definitely not looking to fight 15 minutes. I’m going to be looking to finish him the whole time.” https://mmasucka.com/2021/08/15/vinc-pichel-vs-austin-hubbard/
“I’m not looking to fight him for 15 minutes. I’m looking to finish this kid. I want to go out there and make a statement. Normally, I like to beat the hell out of guys. I’ll grind them out and make them regret taking the fight, as you saw with Jim Miller. I tried to finish him, but Jim Miller is a hard guy to finish. I wasn’t able to finish him, so I just bruted him like I normally do. ” https://mmasucka.com/2021/08/15/vinc-pichel-vs-austin-hubbard/
38 years old facing off the former LFA Lightweight Champion… Austin Hubbard the 29 year old fighter.
3-3 UFC record looking to have the best fight of his life against the UFC vet Vinc Pichel
“I believe this is going to be a three-round war and one of those fights that has Fight of the Night potential,” he continued. “I’m confident where I’m at that I’m going to win that three-round war, but I’m definitely not taking this challenge lightly. From the fights I’ve watched and the things I’ve seen, he’s going to be there, he’s going to be bringing it, and I’m just really looking forward to this challenge.”https://www.ufc.com/news/austin-hubbard-thrilled-challenge-vinc-pichel-ufc-fight-night-cannonier-gastelum
Win over Pichel helps Austin Hubbard test free agency, Building his value. Showing he defeated a very tough fighter before leaving UFC.
Pantoja vs Royval
Alexandre Pantoja #3 Flyweight coming off a win against Former Rizin Bantamweight Champion Manel Kape. VERY CLOSE to a UFC Flyweight Title.
“I want to deserve my opportunity and this fight is going to give me that opportunity.” Alexandre Pantojahttps://www.ufc.com/news/alexandre-pantoja-wants-earn-his-big-opportunities-ufc-vegas-34
Brandon Royval LFA Flyweight Champion 12-5 record defeated Kai Kara France, Tim Elliot in his UFC career.
“I have to go in there and make a statement,” Royval said. “I plan on finishing him. A finish over him also shows I’m the deadliest guy in the division.” https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/exclusive-interviews/brandon-royval-expects-to-finish-the-scariest-flyweight-in-alexandre-pantoja-and-earn-rematch-with-brandon-moreno-theres-unfinished-business/
Two flyweights going at it, HIGH LEVEL flyweights looking to challenge for the UFC Flyweight Title in 2021. FIGHT OF THE NIGHT.