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Laureano Staropoli
Overweight, forfeiting 20 percent
WelterweightUFC
August 7, 2020
Staropoli was 3.5 pounds over the welterweight limit for his bout against Tim Means on Saturday and will forfeit 20 percent of his purse to Means as a result, with the fight proceeding at catchweight, MMAFighting.com reports.
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Tim Means
Makes weight on second attempt, opponent heavy
WelterweightUFC
August 7, 2020
Means missed weight on his first attempt but managed to cut with an extra hour and will be squaring off against a heavy opponent in Laureano Staropoli at a catchweight bout Saturday, MMAFighting.com reports.
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Uros Medic
Gets contract after first-round TKO
WelterweightUFC
August 4, 2020
Medic defeated Mikey Gonzalez via TKO (strikes) at 2:12 of Round 1 at Dana White's Contender Series on Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was one of three fighters awarded a UFC contract after the show.
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Jared Gooden
UFC debut scheduled
WelterweightUFC
August 3, 2020
Gooden will make his UFC debut Aug. 22 versus Dwight Grant, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA reports.
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Dwight Grant
Slated for Aug. 22 fight
WelterweightUFC
August 3, 2020
Grant will square off against Jared Gooden on the Aug. 22 card, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA reports.
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Vicente Luque
Comes through with finish
WelterweightUFC
August 1, 2020
Luque defeated Randy Brown via TKO (punches) at 4:56 of Round 2 at UFC on ESPN+ 31 on Saturday.
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Randy Brown
Finished by Silent Assasin
WelterweightUFC
August 1, 2020
Brown lost to Vicente Luque via TKO (punches) at 4:56 of Round 2 at UFC on ESPN+ 31 on Saturday.
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Charlie Ontiveros
Fight off after all
WelterweightBellator
July 31, 2020
Based on a NSAC ruling, Ontiveros will no longer fight Markus Perez at UFC Las Vegas on Saturday, Mike Heck of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Charlie Ontiveros
Tabbed as Spicely replacement
WelterweightBellator
July 31, 2020
Ontiveros will step in on short notice to take on Markus Perez in a catchweight matchup (195 pounds) at UFC Vegas 5 on Saturday, Raphael Marinho of Combate reports.
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Peter Sobotta
Handed 180-day medical suspension
WelterweightUFC
Out
July 29, 2020
Sobotta has been medically suspended for 180 days or until he gains clearance on his right forearm by X-ray, Alexander K. Lee of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Anthony Rocco Martin
Battling post-surgery knee infection
WelterweightUFC
Out
July 28, 2020
Martin said Monday that he's currently hospitalized after he developed an infection after undergoing a routine knee scope procedure in early July to address a torn meniscus, Mike Bohn of USA Today reports.
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Alex Oliveira
Excellent effort in victory
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Oliveira defeated Peter Sobotta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Peter Sobotta
No-shows first fight in two years
WelterweightUFC
Out
July 25, 2020
Sobotta lost to Alex Oliveira via unanimous decision (27-30, 27-30, 27-30) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Rhys McKee
Not competitive in UFC debut
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
McKee lost to Khamzat Chiamev via TKO (punches) at 3:09 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Jesse Ronson
Wins in first UFC bout in six years
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Ronson defeated Nicolas Dalby via submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:48 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Nicolas Dalby
Disappointing submission loss
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Dalby lost to Jesse Ronson via submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:48 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Niklas Stolze
Comes up short in UFC debut
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Stolze lost to Ramazan Emeev via unanimous decision (27-30, 27-30, 28-29) at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
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Geoff Neal
Will fight Aug. 29
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Neal (ribs) is expected to step into the Octagon against Neil Magny in a welterweight matchup at a UFC event on Aug. 29, Mike Bohn of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Neil Magny
Booked versus Neal
WelterweightUFC
July 25, 2020
Magny is set to square off against Geoff Neal in a welterweight matchup at an Aug. 29 UFC event, Mike Bohn of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Takashi Sato
Added to August card
WelterweightUFC
July 22, 2020
Sato (16-3-0) is scheduled to face Daniel Rodriguez (12-1-0) in a welterweight fight set for Aug. 22 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Farah Hannoun and Nolan King of USA Today report.
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Gilbert Burns
Discloses negative COVID-19 test
WelterweightUFC
July 21, 2020
Burns disclosed via his personal Twitter account Monday that he is no longer positive for COVID-19.
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Rhys McKee
Booked for UFC debut
WelterweightUFC
July 19, 2020
McKee has signed with the UFC and will take on Khamzat Chimaev in a welterweight matchup at UFC on ESPN 14 on Saturday at Fight Island, Simon Head of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Colby Covington
Woodley fight happening, but at a later date
WelterweightUFC
July 18, 2020
Covington's supposed match against Tyron Woodley will happen, just not as soon as initially anticipated. The former UFC Welterweight Champion expressed via an Instagram video Saturday that he's agreed to the fight, he just needs more time to recover and prepare, Simon Samano of MMA Junkie reports.
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Tyron Woodley
Needs more time
WelterweightUFC
July 18, 2020
Woodley cleared up the confusion in terms of his pending fight with Colby Covington in an Instagram video Saturday, saying that he's accepted the fight but needs some more time to heal up and prepare, Simon Samano of MMA Junkie reports.
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Tyron Woodley
Will fight Covington pending agreement
WelterweightUFC
July 18, 2020
Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC) is set to take on Colby Covington (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) at UFC on ESPN+ 30 on Aug. 22 once he decides to sign and agree to the fight, Nolan King of MMA Junkie reports.
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