Top Preventing Championship (UFC) is assembling a bantamweight matchup in between 135-pound slugger Sean O’Malley and well-traveled veteran Louis Smolka for the approaching UFC 264 pay out-for each-see (PPV) event, scheduled for July 10 inside of T-Cellular Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Which is in accordance to MMA journalist Ryan Frederick.
O’Malley (13-1) blasted his way again into the win column with a 3rd-spherical knockout victory about former bantamweight contender Thomas Almeida at the UFC 260 PPV in March. The 26 12 months-outdated “Sugar” has 10 finishes in 13 wins and is now 5-1 inside of the Octagon.
As for Smolka, 29, he enhanced to 17-7 with a specialized knockout finish around Jose Alberto Quinonez at UFC Vegas 16 last December. “Da Previous Samurai” is a previous flyweight contender who presently sits at 2-2 due to the fact rejoining the advertising back in late 2018.
UFC 264 will be headlined by the third (and ideally final) struggle in between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Somewhere else on the card, Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson collide at 170 lbs, although heavyweight hurter Greg Hardy keeps active against Tai Tuivasa.
Anticipate more UFC 264 fight card announcements in the coming weeks.