Trey Ogden steps up
Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt has a change of opponents for UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2.
Originally slated to meet Victor Martinez on April 16th, Leavitt will now face Trey Ogden in a three-round lightweight bout.
Ogden (15-4-0) will be making his UFC debut come April 16th. The 35-year-old gained a UFC contract after defeating JJ Okanovich for the lightweight strap at Fury FC 53. The night of fights was featured on Dana White: Lookin’ For a Fight – Denver.
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Riding a three-fight win streak, Ogden will be met by Dana White Contender Series alumn Leavitt.
Since making his way to the UFC in 2020, Leavitt (9-1-0) has gone 2-1 with the promotion. Most recently, Leavitt defeated Matt Sayles at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus via submission.
Early submission attempt by @JoJo_MonkeyKing 👀
— UFC (@ufc) December 18, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will stream on ESPN/ESPN+.
The card will feature a total of 15 bouts:
Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad – 170 lbs
Chris Barnett vs. Martin Buday – 265 lbs
Uriah Hall vs. André Muniz – 185 lbs
Elizeu Zaleski vs. Mounir Lazzez – 170 lbs
Drakkar Klose vs. Brandon Jenkins – 155 lbs
Rafa García vs. Jesse Ronson – 170 lbs
Caio Borralho vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev – 185 lbs
Lina Länsberg vs. Pannie Kianzad – 135 lbs
Pat Sabatini vs. T.J. Laramie – 145 lbs
Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Yanan Wu – 135 lbs
Jordan Leavitt vs. Trey Odgen– 155 lbs
Sam Hughes vs. Istela Nunes – 115 lbs
Andre Fialho vs. Miguel Baeza – 170 lbs
Heili Alateng vs. Kevin Croom – 135 lbs
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.