Mullarkey (12-4) and Khama Worthy (16-7) are the only current lightweight contestants on the card and will be eager on putting their previous losses behind them. Multiple individuals with knowledge of the matchup confirmed it and asked to remain nameless as the UFC is yet to confirm the bout. MMA Fighting was the first to announce the news.
Khama Worthy exploded onto the big stage in 2019 at UFC 241 and certainly took his opportunity to impress the boss Dana White, earning a “Performance Of The Night” bonus with a vicious round-one KO over Devonte Smith. Worthy followed that up in June of last year at UFC on EPSN 12 with a third-round guillotine choke over Luis Pena, while displaying all the tools in his arsenal. Just three months later Worthy’s seven-fight winning streak was snapped by Ottman Azaitar when he was finished in the first round. Worthy has a great base as a mixed martial artist and is very well rounded. The 34-year old brings nine KO/TKO, three submissions, and four decision victories into the bout with him on March 26.
It could be a do or die for Jamie Mullarkey at UFC 260 after failing to pick up his first UFC win in his last two outings. The Australian native joined the promotion after four-consecutive victories, all by the way of TKO/KO. Since signing with the UFC, Mullarkey has suffered defeats to Brad Riddell and Fares Ziam, both by unanimous decision. A third consecutive loss could be detrimental to his career. Despite the tough start to Mullarkey’s UFC career, he is always one shot away from ending the fight. He brings a 67% KO/TKO ratio to the table, alongside a 25% submission rate.
Current Fight Card
- Stipe Miocic (C) vs. Franis Ngannou
- Alexander Volkanovski (C) vs. Brian Ortega
- Tyron Woodley vs. Vincente Luque
- Modestas Bukauskas vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
- Randa Markos vs.Luana Pinheiro
- Hannah Goldy vs. Jessica Penne
- Thomas Almeida vs. Sean O’Malley
- Blagoy Ivanov vs. Marcin Tybura
- Abu Azaitar vs. Marc-Andre Barriault
- Khama Worthy vs. Jamie Mullarkey
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