Marc Diakiese

Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic set for July 23rd

UFC lightweights Marc Diakiese and Damir Hadzovic are set to face off on July 23rd at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall.

Diakiese (15-5-0) made his way to the UFC following a solid BAMMA lightweight championship run back in 2016. Under the UFC banner, Diakiese has gone 6-5, with victories over the likes of Joe Duffy and Lando Vannata. His most recent walk to the octagon came in March of this year, where he defeated Viacheslav Borshchev via unanimous decision.

His opposition, Hadzovic (14-6-0), entered the UFC octagon for the first time the same year as Diakiese. With a 4-4 UFC record, he defeated Yancy Medeiros via unanimous decision in his last outing.

With both men coming off of wins, they will both look to advance to a 2-fight win streak come July.

UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall takes place in London, England on July 23rd.

With the addition, here is the updated card:

Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall – 265 lbs

Jack Hermansson vs. Darren Till – 185 lbs

Paul Craig vs. Volkan Oezdemir – 205 lbs

Nikita Krylov vs. Alexander Gustafsson – 205 lbs

Muhammad Mokaev vs. Charles Johnson – 125 lbs

Molly McCann vs. Hannah Goldy – 125 lbs

Nathaniel Wood vs. Kamuela Kirk – 145 lbs

Mandy Bohm vs. Victoria Leonardo – 125 lbs

Makwan Amirkhani vs. Johnathan Pearce – 145 lbs

Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic – 155 lbs

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Bjorn Morfin
As a recent graduate from Lewis-Clark State College with a B.S. in History, Bjorn first fell in love with mixed martial arts when he watched UFC 196. As a contributor for MyMMANews, Bjorn matches his love for MMA, history, and writing.