Askarov (14-0-1 MMA, 3-0-1 UFC) will face Perez (24-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) at the UFC Fight Night at UFC Apex in Las Vegas on July 31st. I will.
Both fighters confirmed the news on social media following the first report from BJPenn.com..
Former ACB flyweight champion Ascarov is undefeated while at the UFC.After fighting a split draw in his promotional debut with current UFC 125-pound champion Brandon Moreno, Ascarov went on to Tim Elliott, Alexandre Pantoja, and Recently, former title challenger Joseph Benavidez At UFC 259 in March.
Dana White’s Contender series Alum Perez lost to flyweight champion Daveson Figueyredo in the first round at UFC 255 in November. Prior to that, Perez won three consecutive victories, including a series of “night performance” finishes by Jordan Espinosa and Jussier Formiga.
In addition to the cards, the July 31st lineup includes:
- Uriah Hall vs. Sean Strickland
- Bryan Barberena vs. Jason Witt
- Jin Yu Frey vs. Ashley Yoda
- Rafa Garcia vs. Chris Glitz Marker
- Colin Anglin vs. Melsic Bagdasarian
- Orion Koshi vs. Philip Lowe
- Cheyanne Buys vs. Gloria de Paula
- Munir El Haddes vs. Niclas Storze
- Kang Kyung Ho vs. Rani Yahya
- Choi Doo Ho vs. Danny Chavez
- Askar Askarov vs. Alex Perez
– MMA Sports
Askar Askarov vs. Alex Perez joins lineup on July 31st
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/06/ufc-fight-night-askar-askarov-vs-alex-perez-booked-july-31 Askar Askarov vs. Alex Perez joins lineup on July 31st