An intriguing bantamweight fight has been booked for the upcoming August 1 UFC event in Las Vegas.
📑 #UFCTBD 🗓 08.01.20
Bantamweight: Frankie Saenz [ @FrankieSaenz ] x Jonathan Martinez
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Frankie Saenz, 39, will fight Jonathan Martinez, 26. Saenz has not competed since March 2019 when he lost to Marlon Vera by first-round TKO.
Martinez, on the other hand, most recently competed at UFC 247 in February where he lost a controversial split decision to Andre Ewell.
With the addition, the current Aug. 1 lineup includes:
Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana
Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
Markus Perez vs. Eric Spicely
Yana Kunitskaya vs. Ketlen Vieira
Trevin Giles vs. Jun Yong Park
Ed Herman vs. Da Un Jung
Randy Brown vs. Vicente Luque
Viviane Araujo vs. Jennifer Maia
Jonathan Martinez vs. Frankie Saenz