MMA Odds and Ends for Tuesday: Omari Akhmedov vs. Marvin Vettori official for UFC 219

UFC officials confirmed that Omari Akhmedov will face Marvin Vettori at UFC 219 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas.

Akmedov (17-4) is coming off a split-decision win over Abdul Razak Alhassan at UFC Fight Night 109 and is currently riding a two-fight win streak. The 30-year-old has gone 5-3 in the UFC. Vettori (12-3) heads into this matchup off a decision win over Vitor Miranda at UFC Fight Night 112. The 24-year-old Kings MMA standout has won seven of his last eight fights. Here’s an updated look at the card.

Cris Cyborg (c) vs. Holly Holm – for women’s featherweight title
Edson Barboza vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
John Lineker vs. Jimmie Rivera
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza
Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny
Khalil Rountree vs. Gokhan Saki
Marc Diakiese vs. Dan Hooker
Emil Meek vs. Kamaru Usman
Matheus Nicolau vs. Louis Smolka
Rick Glenn vs. Myles Jury
Omari Akhmedov vs. Marvin Vettori

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Written by James Lynch

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