Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett Main Event Set For UFC Austin on June 18

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Giga Chikadze and Calvin Kattar, UFC Vegas 46LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 15: (R-L) Calvin Kattar elbows Giga Chikadze of Georgia successful their featherweight combat during the UFC Fight Night lawsuit astatine UFC APEX connected January 15, 2022 successful Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With the UFC’s instrumentality to Austin, Texas official, for June 18, and a headlining combat is present attached. The UFC Austin main lawsuit volition diagnostic heavy-hitting featherweights arsenic Calvin Kattar takes connected Josh Emmett.

News of the match-up was archetypal reported by All Access MMA. The booking was made authoritative connected Saturday’s UFC Vegas 53 broadcast.

The UFC has made Texas 1 of it’s go-to states to clasp events in, arsenic the authorities was 1 of the archetypal to loosen COVID-19 restrictions.

Kattar (23-5) is coming disconnected a determination triumph implicit Giga Chikadze successful January. “The Boston Finisher” holds wins implicit Dan Ige, Jeremy Stephens and Ricardo Lamas to sanction a few.

Emmett (17-2) is connected a 4-fight triumph streak past taking a determination implicit Ige astatine UFC 269.

UFC Austin is expected to instrumentality spot astatine the Frank Erwin Center successful Austin, Texas connected June 18, 2022. Bouts connected the upcoming Fight Night paper presently include:

Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett Kevin Holland vs. Tim Means Cody Stamman vs. Eddie Wineland Damir Ismagulov vs. Guram Kutateladze Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodriguez Kyle Daukus vs. Roman Dolidze Phil Hawes vs. Deron Winn Jeremiah Wells vs. Court McGee Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Natalia Cristina da Silva Gloria de Paula vs. Maria Oliveira