An exciting featherweight matchup between number 4th ranked Calvin Kattar, and number 7th ranked Josh Emmett, is being planned for the UFC main event in Austin, Texas on June 18th, sources tell All Access MMA
Calvin Kattar from Methuen, Massachusetts, has a professional record of 23-5. He is also 7-3 in the UFC, with 4 of those wins coming by way of knockout. He is coming off of a very impressive unanimous decision victory over Giga Chikadze in their main event back on January 15th of this year. This was his first fight in one year since losing a one-sided unanimous decision to Max Holloway on January 16th, 2021.
Emmett, 37, from Phoenix, Arizona, has a professional record of 17-2. He is 8-2 in the UFC with 3 of those wins coming by way of knockout. He is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Dan Ige at UFC 269 on December 11th. This was his first fight back since badly injuring his knee in a June 2020 win over Shane Burgos. He is currently on a four-fight winning streak.
Bout is planned to be on this date, but no contracts signed yet.