Oct. 27-29: Ex-UFC Fighters Shine in MMA, Boxing, and Bareknuckle Competitions

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This week, the UFC is idle following UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi.

Elsewhere, many other combat sports events are taking place that feature a number of familiar names that have competed under the UFC banner.

Check out which veterans of the global MMA leader are competing in MMA Oct. 27-29.

Check out the names and details about their bouts below.

Upcoming event information from Tapology.

Last week’s results

  • Ali Alqaisi: TKO loss vs. Walter Cogliandro at UAE Warriors 45

  • Kevin Croom: Unanimous decision loss vs. Tony Soto at BKFC 52 (bareknuckle boxing)

  • Cameron VanCamp: Unanimous decision loss vs. Jeremie Holloway at BKFC 52 (bareknuckle boxing)

  • Charles Rosa: Submission win vs. Jonathan Gary at CES 75

  • Don Shainis: Submission loss vs. Regivaldo Carvalho at CES 75

  • Eric Spicely: Submission loss vs. Justin Sumter at CES 75

  • Anthony Ivy: TKO win vs. Justin Patterson at XKO 64

  • Viviane Pereira: Unanimous decision win vs. Rayla Nascimento at SFT 43

  • Jordan Griffin: Unanimous decision loss vs. Dakota Bush at Iowa Fight Series 1

  • Dakota Bush: Unanimous decision win vs. Jordan Griffin at Iowa Fight Series 1

  • Rashad Coulter: knockout loss vs. DJ Linderman at BYB 21 (bareknuckle boxing)

Kalindra Faria (19-9-1 MMA, 0-3 UFC)

Travis Wiuff (79-22 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

  • Next fight: Oct. 27 vs. Lavar Johnson at VBK 2 (bareknuckle boxing)

  • Last MMA fight: Submission win vs. Matt Kovacs at Fusion Fight League on July 31, 2021

  • Last UFC fight: Submission loss vs. Renato Sobral at UFC 52 on April 16, 2005

  • Record since UFC exit: 44-17, 1 NC MMA

Lavar Johnson (18-10 MMA, 2-2 UFC)

  • Next fight: Oct. 27 vs. Travis Wiuff at VBK 2 (bareknuckle boxing)

  • Last MMA fight: Submission loss vs. Cheick Kongo at Bellator 123 on Sept. 5, 2014

  • Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss vs. Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 on Feb. 23, 2013

  • Record since UFC exit: 1-3 MMA, 1-0 bareknuckle boxing

Shamil Gamzatov (14-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (13-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Dequan Townsend (24-13 MMA, 0-4 UFC)

Oluwale Bamgbose (6-4 MMA, 1-4 UFC)

Francis Ngannou (17-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC)

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie

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