The week that was in matchmaking for the UFC was mostly centered once again around putting out a few fires with injuries popping up, some of them for cards taking place in the next seven days.
Luckily, switches were made and some fighters stepped up and cards were saved.
In addition to the moves due to injuries, the UFC also announced a huge co-main event for the upcoming UFC 175 fight card in July has women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey puts her title on the line for a fourth time as she faces Canadian grappling expert Alexis Davis.
To catch up on all the moves, changes and announcements here is the round up of fights for the week ending on April 12, 2014.
TUF Nations Finale on April 16 in Quebec City, Quebec
Elias Theodorou vs. Sheldon Westcott (TUF Final)
Chad Laprise vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier (TUF Final)
Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith
Richard Walsh vs. Chris Indich
Nordine Taleb vs. Vik Grujic
FOX UFC Saturday on April 19 in Orlando, Florida
Caio Magalhaes vs. Luke Zachrich
Ray Borg vs. Dustin Ortiz
UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva on May 10 in Cincinnati, OH
Yan Cabral vs. Zak Cummings
Tim Means vs. Neil Magny
TUF Brazil 3 Finale on May 31 in Sao Paolo, Brazil
MAIN EVENT: Junior Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic
Demian Maia vs. Alexander Yakovlev
Rony Jason vs. Robbie Peralta
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov on June 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez
UFC 174 on June 14 in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
MAIN EVENT: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov (flyweight title fight)
CO-MAIN EVENT: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley
Kajan Johnson vs. Tae Hyun Bang
UFC Fight Night: New Zealand on June 28 in Auckland, New Zealand
MAIN EVENT: Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens on June 28 in San Antonio, Texas
CO-MAIN EVENT: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nico Musoke
UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida on July 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada
CO-MAIN EVENT: Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis (women’s bantamweight title fight)