MMA Odds and Ends for Wednesday: Tim Means vs. Alex Garcia set for UFC Fight Night 112
UFC officials recently announced that welterweights Tim Means and Alex Garcia along with lightweights Darrell Horcher and Devin Powell have been added to UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25th in Oklahoma City.
Means (26-8-1) heads into this matchup off a submission loss to Alex Oliviera back in March at UFC Fight Night 108. "The Dirty Bird" is 2-2 with a No-Contest in his last five fights. Garcia (14-3) last saw action in December when he knocked out Mike Pyle at UFC 207. The Tristar product is currently 4-2 in the UFC.
Horcher (12-2) is searching for his first UFC victory dropped his promotional debut on short notice against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX 19. The loss snapped the former CFFC lightweight's five-fight win streak. Powell (8-2) will also bee looking for his first UFC victory after dropping his debut to Drakkar Klose at UFC Fight Night 103 in January. The 29-year-old has won six of his last seven fights.
Here's an updated look at the card...
Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee
Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks
Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish
Ilir Latifi vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
B.J. Penn vs. Dennis Siver
Clay Guida vs. Erik Koch
Carla Esparza vs. Maryna Moroz
Jeremy Kimball vs. Josh Stansbury
Vitor Miranda vs. Marvin Vettori
Darrell Horcher vs. Devin Powell
Alex Garcia vs. Tim Means
UFC newcomer Oliver Enkamp replaces Emil Meek at UFC Fight Night 109
On Tuesday, UFC officials also announced that undefeated welterweight Oliver Enkamp has signed with the promotiona and will face Nordine Taleb at UFC Fihgt Night 109 on May 28th. He replaces Emil Meek who had to pull out due to injury.
Enkamp (7-0) has won four of his seven career bouts by submission and recently earned his first knockout win after taking out Frodi Vitalis Hansen at Superior Challenge 15 in January. The Stockholm native has only gone the distance twice in his career, racking up five wins by stoppage.
Meanwhile, Taleb (12-4) looks to get back on the winning track after a decision loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio in February. With that loss, the Tristar standout saw his UFC record drop to 3-2.
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