David Onama vs. Austin Lingo Set for July 9 UFC Event

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Austin Lingo and Jacob Kilburn, UFC Fight Island 7ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 17: (L-R) Austin Lingo punches Jacob Kilburn successful a featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night lawsuit astatine Etihad Arena connected UFC Fight Island connected January 17, 2021 successful Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

A featherweight throwdown has been added to the UFC’s July 9, 2022 Fight Night show.

145’ers David Onama (9-1) and Austin Lingo (9-1) are expected to look disconnected astatine the event. Iridium Sports Agency, representing Onama, was archetypal to study quality of the pairing. Lingo aboriginal confirmed the match-up connected societal media.

Both fighters person recovered immoderate occurrence aboriginal successful their UFC careers. Onama volition participate the combat disconnected his archetypal triumph successful the promotion, aft securing a lasting TKO against Gabriel Benitez earlier this year.

Onama stumbled retired of the gross successful his UFC run, losing a unanimous determination to Mason Jones, but had won 8 consecutive anterior to signing with the company.

Lingo, warring retired of Dallas, Texas, has won 2 consecutive wrong the octagon — but has not competed since past year. After losing his promotional debut to Youssef Zalal, he’s notched wins against Jacob Kilburn and Luis Saldana.

The UFC’s July 9, 2022 Fight Night paper does not yet person a venue, location, oregon broadcast program officially announced. The amusement is acceptable to beryllium headlined by lightweights Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev, and presently consists of the pursuing reported match-ups:

Ronnie Lawrence vs. Saidyokub Kakhramonov Nina Nunes vs. Cynthia Calvillo Antonina Shevchenko vs. Cortney Casey Josh Fremd vs. Tresean Gore Said Nurmagomedov vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade Jamie Pickett vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan Caio Borralho vs. Armen Petrosyan Rani Yahya vs. Cody Garbrandt Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev Maryna Moroz vs. Sijara Eubanks David Onama vs. Austin Lingo