MMA Quick Shots For The Week Ending June 4, 2017

Fights added this week:

UFC Fight Night Auckland on June 11 (June 10 in North America)
Ion Cutelaba vs. Henrique da Silva
“Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim vs. Thibault Gouti
Chan-Mi Jeon steps in to fight J.J. Aldrich after Nadia Kassem pulled out due to injury.

UFC Fight Night Singapore on June 17:
Lucie Pudilova vs. Ji Yeon Kim

UFC Fight Night Glasgow on July 16:
Lina Lansberg vs. Leslie Smith
James Mulheron replaces Mark Godbeer to fight Justin Willis

UFC on Fox 25 on July 22 from Uniondale, NY:
Ryan LaFlare vs. Alex Oliveira
Lyman Good vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Damian Grabowski vs. Christian Colombo
Rafael Natal vs. Alessio Di Chirico

UFC Fight Night 114 Mexico City on Aug 5
Dustin Ortiz vs. Hector Sandoval
Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas
Rashad Evans vs Sam Alvey

UFC 213:
Alan Jouban vs Brian Camozzi

UFC 214:
Brian Ortega vs. Renato Moicano
Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir
(Chan Sung Jung vs Ricardo Lamas is no longer on the card due to an injury with Jung)
Cris Cyborg vs. ?
Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira

UFC also announced a Sept. 2 show from Rotterdam, The Netherlands that will be headlined by Stefan Struve vs. Alexander Volkov.

Dana White has announced that Cris Cyborg will return at UFC 214, but did not name an opponent.

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 7 Recap

UFC Unfiltered: Dana White, Max Holloway and Ray Longo

UFC Unfiltered podcast: Claudia Gadelha, Bobby Kelly

Former UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, current lightweight titleholder Conor McGregor and ex-titleholder Anderson Silva were all named to ESPN’s “Top 100 Most Famous Athletes” List.

Anthony Johnson teased a comeback on Twitter Sunday. “I’m getting that itch,” Johnson tweeted. “Show these boy’s how to throw an uppercut the right way!”

Samsung has announced that they will be offering UFC 212 this weekend in virtual reality on the Samsung Gear VR. A Samsung press release states: “For the first time in UFC history an event will be live streamed in Virtual Reality. Fans will witness this highly-anticipated event in high-quality 360-degree live stream and will have access to additional VR content, including pre-event and post-event show highlights with UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo and interim UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway.” Unfortunately, only the Fight Pass portion of the event will be available in the United States. The main card can be viewed everywhere else Samsung VR is available except New Zealand.

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