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LAS VEGAS — Four Iridium Sports Agency clients, including former UFC Middleweight Champion Sean “Tarzan” Strickland in the Co-Main Event, return to the Octagon at UFC 302 on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.


Sean looks to up his UFC record to 16-6 against Paulo Costa in middleweight action. Sean is currently the No. 1 contender in the 185-pound division, while Costa occupies the No. 7 spot. Sean is entering the cage for the 35th time as a professional. His 28-6 record includes 11 knockouts, four submissions and four Performance Bonuses.


The unbeaten César "Cesinha" Almeida looks to improve to 2-0 in the UFC with a second straight stoppage victory over Roman Kopylov, also in the middleweight division. The Contender Series alum's 5-0 record includes four wins by KO. The former GLORY Kickboxing star is hunting for his second straight Performance Bonus.


Grant "KGD" Dawson looks to improve to 9-1-1 in the UFC as he takes on Joe Solecki in the lightweight division. Grant boasts a 20-2-1 record that includes 13 submissions, four KOs and a pair of Performance Bonuses.


Bassil "The Habibi" Hafez is ready to bring home his first UFC victory at the expense of Mickey Gall in their welterweight showdown. Bassil earned Fight-of-the-Night honors in his most recent fight a bout he took on short notice against fellow top contender Jack Della Maddalena. Prior to his UFC debut, Bassil held championships with Fury FC and Cage Fury FC. His 8-3-1 record includes four submissions and a knockout.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including PFL World Featherweight Champion Jesus Pinedo, former UFC World Champions Benson Henderson, Brandon Moreno and Sean Strickland, and many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and Professional Fighters League, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.

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LAS VEGAS — Ten Iridium Sports Agency clients will compete for UFC contracts on this season of Road to UFC, which begins this week in Shanghai, China.


SATURDAY


Episode 1


Japanese featherweight Tatsuya Ando looks for his fourth straight stoppage victory against Kangjie Zhu in his RTU debut. Tatsuya's 14-3-1 record is comprised of seven KOs and four submissions. The former Shooto champ has only lost once since 2016.


South Korean lightweight "Drunken Red" Jun Young Hong locks to lock in his third straight, first-round finish against Shin Haraguchi. The former Angel's Fighting Championship titlist is 13-7-1 (six KOs, one submission) heading into his second RTU matchup. He has only lost once since 2019.


South Korean welterweight "Spade" Han Seul Kim makes his hotly anticipated return to the RTU tournament as he takes on Bahatebole Batebolati. Han has won three of his last four bouts, including first-round finishes for Road to UFC, and to secure the Double G championship. He is 13-5 (seven KOs, one submission).


Japanese strawweight Miki Motono is ready to make a statement in her RTU debut against Feier Huang. She is 8-4 (two KOs, two submissions). Miki has had her hand raised in three of her last four trips to the cage.


Episode 2


Peruvian flyweight Paula Luna takes aim at her second straight victory against Cong Wang in her RTU debut. Paula's 5-2 record includes a pair of submission victories.


SUNDAY


Episode 1


Indian flyweight Angad Bisht makes his RTU debut against John Dave Almanza. Angad is riding a four-fight winning streak, most recently winning the Matrix Fight Night title. His 9-3 record includes two KOs and four submissions.


Undefeated South Korean flyweight Dong Hoon Choi is ready to climb to 7-0 in his RTU debut against Jiniushiyue. The Double G champ is hunting for his fourth KO.


South Korean lightweight "The Danger" Won Bin Ki returns to the RTU Octagon against Tatsuya Saika. The former champ with Double G FC and GLADIATOR is 17-9, with 11 wins by KO and three by submission.


South Korean bantamweight "Yoo-Jitsu" Su Young You steps into the RTU Octagon for the first time against Shohei Nose. Su has held championship belts with Black Combat and DEEP. He is 11-3, 2 NC (three KOs, five submissions).


Episode 4


Japanese flyweight Toki Matsui battles Ruel Pañales in his RTU debut. His 6-1 record includes four victories by KO.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including PFL World Featherweight Champion Jesus Pinedo, former UFC World Champions Benson Henderson, Brandon Moreno and Sean Strickland, and many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and Professional Fighters League, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.

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LAS VEGAS — Five Iridium Sports Agency clients, including our man Khaos “The Oxfighter” Williams in the Co-Main Event, are back in action on Saturday at UFC Vegas 92 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.


Khaos looks to up his UFC record to 6-2 with a second straight victory over Carlston Harris in welterweight action. He's also trying to rack up his fourth Performance Bonus. Khaos is 14-3, with six of his wins coming by KO and two by submission.


Alateng "The Mongolian Knight" Heili goes for his fifth UFC victory against Kleydson Rodrigues in the bantamweight division. He has won two of his last three bouts. His 16-9-2 record is comprised of five KOs, three submissions and one Performance Bonus.


Vanessa "Lil Monster" Demopoulos is ready to bring home her second straight/fifth overall UFC victory against Emily Ducote in strawweight action. The former Legacy Fighting Alliance champ has won four of her last five fights. She is 10-5 with one KO, four submissions and one Performance Bonus.


Themba "The Answer" Gorimbo looks to cruise to 3-1 in the UFC with a third straight victory at the expense of Ramiz Brahimaj in the welterweight division. The former Extreme Fighting Championship titlist boasts a 12-4 record (two KOs, six submissions).


Adrian Yañez has his sights set on his sixth UFC victory and sixth Performance Bonus as he meets Vinicius Salvador in a bantamweight showdown. Adrian has been victorious in nine of his past 11 outings. His 16-5 record includes 10 KOs and a pair of submission victories.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including PFL World Featherweight Champion Jesus Pinedo, former UFC World Champions Benson Henderson, Brandon Moreno and Sean Strickland, and many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and Professional Fighters League, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.

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