Gunnar Nelson vs. Dong Hyun Kim set for UFC Fight Night 99 in Ireland Per MMAFighting, Gunnar Nelson vs. Dong Hyun Kim is scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on Nov. 19 in Ireland. It should be noted the UFC has yet to announce the matchup. Nelson (15-2-1) rebounded from his loss to Demian Maia at UFC 194 with an impressive second-round submission over Albert Tumenov at UFC Fight Night 82 back in May. Kim (21-3-1, 1 NC) hasn’t competed since a Nov. 2015 TKO victory over Dominic Waters. He was forced to withdraw from his bout against Neil Magny last weekend at UFC 202 due to injury. Mirsad Bektic vs. Arnold Allen added to UFC 204 Mirsad Bektic returns to the octagon for first time since May of 2015 when he battles fellow prospect Arnold Allen. UFC officials announced the news on Thursday. Bektic (10-0) heads into this matchup off a TKO victory over Lucas Martins at UFC Fight Night 67 and is currently 3-0 in the UFC. Allen (11-1) is riding a four-fight win streak including a decision victory over Yaotzin Meza at UFC Fight Night 84. UFC 204 takes place at Manchester Arena on October 8. Here’s an updated look at the card. Michael Bisping (30-7) vs. Dan Henderson (32-14) Vitor Belfort (25-12) vs. Gegard Mousasi (39-6) Ovince Saint Preux (19-8) vs. Jimi Manuwa (15-2) Stefan Struve (31-8) vs Ruslan Magomedov (14-1) Adriano Martins (28-7) vs. Leonardo Santos (15-4) Brad Pickett (26-11) vs. Iuri Alcantara (37-7, 1NC) Davey Grant (10-2) vs. Damian Stasiak (10-2) Leon Edwards (11-3) vs. Albert Tumenov (17-3) Ian Entwistle (9-3) vs. Rob Font (12-2) Arnold Allen (11-1) vs. Mirsad Bektic (10-0) Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint Preux Ruslan Magomedov vs. Stefan Struve Adriano Martins vs. Leonardo Santos Iuri Alcantara vs. Brad Pickett Davey Grant vs. Damian Stasiak Leon Edwards vs. Albert Tumenov Ian Entwistle vs. Rob Font WSOF signs former UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt, CES MMA champ Ashley Gooch WSOF officials announced this week that former UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt and CES heavyweight champion Ashley Gooch have been signed to the promotion. Rosholt (14-3) went 6-2 in the UFC and is coming off a loss to Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 82. Despite his solid record in the UFC, his unappealing style which produced five decision victories made him expendable by the UFC. Gooch (10-4) defeated Greg Rebello at CES 37 to win the promotions vacant heavyweight title and is currently riding an eight-fight win streak. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko returns to the promotion vs. Kendall Grove in October Bellator President Scott Coker mentioend on ESPN that former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will return to the promotion against Kendall Grove. This comes after his legal situation had been settled with the California State Athletic Commission. Shlemenko (53-9, 1NC) heads into this matchup unbeaten in his last four fights. Grove (23-15, 1NC) has won back to back fights including a win over Francisco France in Feburary at Bellator 150. Bellator 162 takes place October 21 from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Stay tuned to MMAOddsbreaker for more updates.
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