Jamall Emmers current a UFC 248 quite a lot of on short scrutinize. Now, he gained’t be the handiest one with not up to a beefy coaching camp competing in the matchup.
Two folk with records of the field urged MMA Junkie of the targeted bout Wednesday. The folk requested to dwell anonymous as the promotion has yet to form an official announcement.
UFC 248 takes hassle March 7 at T-Cellular Arena in Las Vegas. The principle card airs on pay-per-scrutinize following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Strive against Pass/ESPN+.
Emmers, 30, competed for bigger than a dozen regional promotions en path to the UFC. In 2016, Emmers appeared on an episode of “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Strive against” and impressed the UFC president despite placing forth a losing effort.
After losing on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2018, Emmers went encourage to the regional scene. Over the span of his next four fights, he performed all four of his opponents, including UFC susceptible Jay Cucciniello.
As for Chikadze (8-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), the Georgian fighter has gained three straight bouts, including his UFC debut over Brandon Davis in September. Chikadze became presupposed to compete at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 27 card in Norfolk, Va., but his opponent Mike Davis withdrew from the card and no replacement became sought.
With the switch, the most modern UFC 248 lineup entails:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-scrutinize, 10 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 6: 15 p.m. ET)
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