MMA Odds and Ends for Wednesday: Amirkhani vs. Allen slated for UFC Fight Night 107, Dallas hosts UFC 211

480 Makwan Amirkhani vs. Arnold Allen slated for UFC Fight Night 107 Featheweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani returns to the cage on March 18th when he battles Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night 107. UFC officials announced the matchup on Tuesday. Amirkhani (13-2) hasn’t competed since a decision victory over Mike Wilkinson back at UFC Fight Night 84 in February 2016. “Mr. Finland” has gone undefeated in the UFC so far with a perfect 3-0 record. Allen (11-1) also hasn’t competed since UFC Fight Night 84, when he earned unanimous decision win over Yaotzin Meza. UFC Fight Night 107 will take place at the O2 Arena in London, England. Niko Price replaces Sheldon Westcott at next week’s UFC Fight Night 104 card UFC officials announced Tuesday that Niko Price will step up on short notice to take on Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night 104. Sheldon Westcott was initially slated to battle Morono but had to pull out due to injury. Price (9-0) is coming off a successful UFC debut where he submitted Brandon Thatch at UFC 207 back in December. The ATT product has remained undefeated in his career and boasts eight of his nine wins by stoppage. Morono (13-3) heads into this matchup off a decision win over James Moontasri, which pushed his winning streak to seven straight. UFC Fight Night 104 takes place February 4th at Toyota Center in Houston. Here’s an updated look at the card… Dennis Bermudez vs. Chan Sung Jung Alexa Grasso vs. Felice Herrig Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ovince Saint Preux Abel Trujillo vs. James Vick Justin Ledet vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy Curtis Blaydes vs. Adam Milstead Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Chas Skelly Daniel Jolly vs. Khalil Rountree Bec Rawlings vs. Tecia Torres Ricardo Lucas Ramos vs. Michinori Tanaka Jessica Andrade vs. Angela Hill Marcel Fortuna vs. Anthony Hamilton Alex Morono vs. Niko Price UFC 211 heads to Dallas on May 13th Yahoo!’s Kevin Iole broke the news Monday that the UFC will return to Dallas, Texas on May 11th. The event will take place at the American Airlines Arena, and the city last hosted a UFC event in 2015, when Rafael Dos Anjos won the lightweight title over Anthony Pettis. No matchups have been added to the event yet, but stay tuned to for more updates as they become available.

Written by James Lynch

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