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This week, the UFC returns to New York for a big pay-per-view event at Madison Square Garden.
UFC 295 features a pair of title fights in the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. In the co-feature, Sergei Pavlovich takes on Tom Aspinall for the interim heavyweight title, while Jiri Prochazka meets Alex Pereira for the vacant light heavyweight crown in the main event.
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, bareknuckle MMA and boxing Nov. 8-12.
Scroll below to see how the UFC veterans fared last week, and see the names and details of this weekend’s competitors.
Upcoming event information from Tapology.
Last week’s results Ben Sosoli: TKO loss vs. Uila Mau’u at The Best of Both Worlds (boxing) Elias Silverio: Unanimous decision loss vs. Chersi Dudaev at ACA 165 Gadzhimurad Antigulov: TKO loss vs. Evgeny Erokhin at ACA 165 Gabriel Silva: Unanimous decision win vs. Carlos Henrique da Cruz at LFA 171 Diego Nunes: Disqualification loss vs. Paulo Ricardo Rodrigues at Falcon MMA 2 Geraldo de Freitas: Nov. 4 vs. Jameson Oliveira at Falcon MMA 2 Elias Garcia: TKO win vs. Aaron Aby at Oktagon 48 Scott Askham: Unanimous decision win vs. Marc Doussis at Oktagon 48 Russell Doane: Win vs. Jeremiah Labiano at Star Elite Cage Fighting Martin Day: TKO win vs. Chris Sherley-Rios at Star Elite Cage Fighting Greg Hardy (7-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC)
Next fight: Nov. 8 vs. Mike DiOrio at Resurgence 3.0 (boxing) Last MMA fight (also last UFC fight): TKO loss vs. Serghei Spivac at UFC 272 on March 5, 2022 Record since UFC exit: 3-0 boxing, 0-1 bareknuckle boxing Joshua Weems (11-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Next fight: Nov. 10 vs. Junior Maranhao at Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA (bareknuckle MMA) Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision win vs. Brandon Davis at Gulf Coast MMA 19 on April 14, 2023 Last UFC fight: Submission loss vs. Christian Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 213 on Oct. 29, 2022 Record since UFC exit: 1-0 MMA, 1-0 bareknuckle MMA Alex Nicholson (15-10 MMA, 1-3 UFC)
Next fight: Nov. 10 vs. Prince McLean at Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA (bareknuckle MMA) Last MMA fight: TKO loss vs. Valter Walker at Titan FC 82 on June 2, 2023 Last UFC fight: TKO loss vs. Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night 109 on May 28, 2017 Record since UFC exit: 8-6 MMA, 2-0 bareknuckle MMA, 0-1 caged boxing Sasha Palatnikov (8-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC)
Next fight: Nov. 10 vs. Francisco Trinaldo at Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA (bareknuckle MMA) Last MMA fight: Submission loss vs. Tanner Saraceno at XMMA 5 on July 23, 2022 Last UFC fight: Submission loss vs. Ramiz Brahimaj at UFC on Aug. 21, 2021 Record since UFC exit: 2-1 MMA, 1-2 karate Francisco Trinaldo (28-9 MMA, 18-8 UFC)
Next fight: Nov. 10 vs. Sasha Palatnikov at Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA (bareknuckle MMA) Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Unanimous decision loss vs. Randy Brown at UFC Fight Night 211
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