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Austin Arnett

26-Year-Old     UFC     Featherweight     15-4-0

Birthdate:  October 22, 1991    Height:  6'0    Weight:  Featherweight    

April 19, 2018    Austin Arnett News

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RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Arnett (undisclosed) will take on Hakeem Dawodu in a featherweight matchup at a UFC on FOX event in July, MMAFighting.com reports.

Arnett's first UFC exposure came last August, when he lost a unanimous decision to Brandon Davis on a fight that was part of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender series. He was given an opportunity under the UFC lights despite that setback, but was dismantled by Cory Sandhagen, losing the significant striking battle 32 to 80. He now gets an opponent in Dawodu that also lost his UFC debut, so each fighter will be in desperate need of a good performance to secure their spots on the UFC roster moving forward.

Austin Arnett: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Arnett was handed an indefinite medical suspension as a result of injuries sustained during his fight against Cory Sandhagen on Saturday, MMAFighting.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Arnett is dealing with nasal trauma that occurred during his defeat at the hands of Sandhagen in his UFC debut this past weekend. Moving forward, he will require clearance before returning to the Octagon for his next outing.
Arnett dropped his UFC debut to Cory Sandhagen on Saturday, losing via TKO (punches) at 3:48 of Round 2 at UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte.

Fantasy Analysis

Forced to fill out the roster because of the number of events that they hold, the end result is fighters like Arnett getting a shot with the UFC even if they don't truly deserve one. Outside of a takedown that he landed in Round 2, Arnett did nothing of note throughout the course of the fight. The UFC usually gives a debuting fighter a second opportunity if they come up short the first time around, but Arnett may find himself an exception.