Friday, September 30, 2022

Will Brooks-Alex Oliveira, Josh Burkman-Bobby Green on For UFN 96

The fights continue to come in for UFC Fight Night 96, as Will Brooks will get his shot to compete in Portland.

Brooks will meet Alex Oliveira, while Josh Burkman takes on Bobby Green. The two fights were confirmed by MMAjunkie with the UFC.

Following his run to the Bellator lightweight title, Brooks signed with the UFC and earned a July victory over Ross Pearson. Oliveira has gone 4-2 over six Octagon appearances, including a recent win over James Moontasri.

Burkman will remain at lightweight to take on Green, with both fighters coming off losses. Burkman is just 1-3 in his last four, while Green has dropped two straight.

UFC Fight Night 96 takes place October 1 from Portland and the Moda Center.

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