Paddy Pimblett Gets Opponent For UFC London In March
Paddy Pimblett got his next fight.
Pimblett (17-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet Kazula Vargas (12-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at a UFC Fight Night on March 19 at London’s O2 Arena.
The bout was announced on Thursday by UFC officials.
Pimblett rose to fame after knocking out Luigi Vendramini in the opening round of his official debut at UFC Fight Night 191 in September.
The former Cage Warriors champion has defeated all three of his prior opponents in the first round.
Vargas suffered two losses in a row in his debut fights in the UFC, but his latest appearance was lucky for him. He earned his first-ever UFC victory against Rong Zhu via unanimous decision at UFC 261.
Check out the rest of the card down below:
- Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall265 lbs
- Mike Grundy vs. Makwan Amirkhani145 lbs
- Jack Shore vs. Timur Valiev135 lbs
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Rodrigo Vargas155 lbs
- Arnold Allen vs. Dan Hooker145 lbs
- Gunnar Nelson vs. Claudio Silva170 lbs
- Molly McCann vs. Luana Carolina125 lbs
- Muhammad Mokaev vs. Cody Durden125 lbs
- Elise Reed vs. Cory McKenna115 lbs
- Jake Hadley vs. Allan Nascimento125 lbs
- S. Abdurakhimov vs. Sergei Pavlovich265 lbs
- Nathaniel Wood vs. Liudvik Sholinian135 lbs