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Fights on Tap: O’Malley vs Smolka, Aldana vs Kunitskaya among 15 UFC fights finalized

Check out all the fights announced over the past week in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions.

Sean O’Malley after his knockout victory over Thomas Almeida at UFC 260
Sean O’Malley after his knockout victory over Thomas Almeida at UFC 260
Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Fights on Tap is a weekly roundup of all the fights booked in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions.

The UFC finalized 15 fights this week, with most of those building up their scheduled Fight Night events in the summer. Among the announced fights included two marquee matchups at UFC 264 on July 10th, as Sean O’Malley faces Louis Smolka and Irene Aldana fights Yana Kunitskaya.

UFC 262 - May 15
Christos Giagos vs Sean Soriano - lightweight

UFC Fight Night - May 22
Felicia Spencer vs Norma Dumont - women’s featherweight

UFC 263 - June 12
Eryk Anders vs Darren Stewart - middleweight

UFC Fight Night - June 26
Marcin Prachnio vs Ike Villanueva - light heavyweight

UFC 264 - July 10
Sean O’Malley vs Louis Smolka - bantamweight
Irene Aldana vs Yana Kunitskaya - women’s bantamweight

UFC Fight Night - July 17
Alan Baudot vs Rodrigo Nascimento - heavyweight
Amanda Lemos vs Montserrat Ruiz - women’s strawweight
Phil Hawes vs Deron Winn - middleweight

UFC Fight Night - July 24
Ian Heinisch vs Nassourdine Imavov - middleweight

UFC Fight Night - July 31
Bryan Barberena vs Jason Witt - welterweight

UFC 265 - August 7
Drako Rodriguez vs Vince Morales - bantamweight

UFC Fight Night - August 21
William Knight vs Fabio Cherant - light heavyweight
Chase Sherman vs Parker Porter - heavyweight

UFC Fight Night - August 28
Gerald Meerschaert vs Makhmud Muradov - middleweight
Ketlen Vieira vs Sara McMann - women’s bantamweight

Announced Bellator fights:

Bellator 261 - June 25
Tim Johnson vs Valentin Moldavsky - for interim Bellator heavyweight title
Lena Ovchynnikova vs Kyra Batara - women’s strawweight
Isaiah Hokit vs Aaron Hughes - lightweight
Myles Jury vs Sidney Outlaw - lightweight