UFC veteran Stevie Ray‘s contract has expired and he is now a free agent, according to his manager Ali Abdelaziz. Ray, a lightweight fighter, is coming off a win over Michael Johnson in October 2019 and has won two of his last three bouts.
Getting underway at UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a men’s bantamweight fight between Ali Al-Qaisi, making his UFC debut, and Irwin Rivera, looking for his first win inside the Octagon.
The UFC announced today that a bantamweight fight between Sean O'Malley and Marlon Vera will serve as the co-main event at UFC 252 on Aug. 15 in Las Vegas. Further proof what the company thinks of O'Malley's potential star power. Also of note on the card, Jim Miller returns to fight Vic Pichel in what will be his 36th UFC appearance, a new company record. Herbert Burns, brother of UFC welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns, will also compete on the card against Daniel Pineda.