Waterson-Casey do battle in desert
Former Invicta FC champion Michelle Waterson returns to action this April against Cortney Casey at UFC on FOX 29.
Set for April 14 from the Gila River Arena in Glendale just outside Phoenix, the card features lightweights Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier.
Waterson, nicknamed the “Karate Hottie,” is coming off back-to-back losses to current UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas and Tecia Torres. Casey dropped a decision to Felice Herrig in her most recent appearance.
Below is the current UFC on FOX 29 card:
MAIN CARD (FOX/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier
Welterweight: Matt Brown vs. Carlos Condit
Heavyweight: Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek
Flyweight Wilson Reis vs. John Moraga
Welterweight: Dhiego Lima vs. Yushin Okami
Middleweight: Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Tim Boetsch
Bantamweight: Luke Sanders vs. Patrick Williams
Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Strawweight: Cortney Casey vs. Michelle Waterson
Aljamain Sterling-Brett Johns in Atlantic City
Bantamweights Aljamain Sterling and Brett Johns have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 128 card set for April inside the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
The event is still without a headline bout. It is the first time the Octagon has set up shop in Atlantic City since 2014 and the first time at Boardwalk Hall since 2005.
Below is the current UFC Fight Night 128 card:
Welterweight: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas
Flyweight: Magomed Bibulatov vs. Ulka Sasaki
Female Bantamweight: Aspen Ladd vs. Leslie Smith
Bantamweight: Merab Dvalishvili vs. Augusto Mendes
Middleweight: David Branch vs. Thiago Santos
Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Cummins
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Paulo Costa
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Brett Johns
Bellator books McKee, Baby Slice
Both A.J. McKee and Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. will be in action this April when Bellator heads to Missouri for Bellator 197.
Featuring a main event between lightweight champion Brent Primus and former titleholder Michael Chandler, the card takes place April 13 from the Family Arena in St. Charles, with the main card airing on Paramount Network.
McKee will co-headline against Justin Lawrence in a featherweight contest, with Ferguson meeting Devon Brock at a catchweight.
Below is the current Bellator 197 card:
MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)
Bellator Lightweight Championship
Brent Primus (c) vs. Michael Chandler
Featherweight: A.J. McKee vs. Justin Lawrence
Catchweight: Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr. vs. Devon Brock