Calvin Kattar used his elbow tip in brutal fashion to end his featherweight fight with Jeremy Stephens. Kattar and Stephens were competing at the behind-closed-doors UFC 249 event in Florida on Saturday. Ige (14-2) has a big chance tonight to skyrocket his position in the rankings with the biggest fight of his career against Kattar.
Stephens forehead is split open and … Kattar (21-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Ige (14-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) have agreed to meet in the main event event of the UFC’s four-card series on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, throughout July.
Kattar (21-4) has a loss to Magomedsharipov from their fight last November but is coming off a TKO victory against Jeremy Stephens in May. A matchup between surging featherweights Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige will headline the UFC’s July 15 fight card on “Fight Island.”. And while the novel coronavirus put his plan on hold for a while, he returned to action on May 9, where he picked up a second-round TKO of Jeremy Stephens to get back in the win column. After Calvin Kattar disposed of Jeremy Stephens with an impressive second -round victory by technical knockout at UFC 249 on May 9, two things seemed certain.
Calvin Kattar with a phenomenal TKO win over Jeremy Stephens in the 2nd. Vicious elbow followed by some GNP. Ige has won his last six fights since losing his UFC debut in January 2018. Following a loss to Zabit Magomedsheripov to close out his 2019, featherweight Calvin Kattar was eager to get back on track in 2020. After his second-round knockout win, Kattar said he hopes to climb into the top five of the UFC's featherweight rankings. In his first-ever main event, Haleiwa’s Dan Ige lost via unanimous decision in a featherweight bout against Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night 172 in Abu Dhabi’s Fight Island.