Aleksei Oleinik vs. Walt Harris, Raquel Pennington vs. Irene Aldana among new UFC on ESPN 4 bookings

The UFC has confirmed a slew of new fights for its return to Texas this summer, including notable fights in the heavyweight and women’s bantamweight divisions.

A heavyweight fight between Aleksei Oleinik (57-12-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and Walt Harris (12-7 MMA, 5-6 UFC), which was originally scheduled for May, will take place on the UFC on ESPN 4 card, as well a matchup between 135-pound contenders Raquel Pennington (9-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Irene Aldana (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC).

UFC officials confirmed those matchups and more with ExpressNews.com.

UFC on ESPN 4 takes place July 20 in San Antonio. The card airs on ESPN following early prelims expected to stream on ESPN+

Also set for the card is a featherweight fight between Alex Caceres (14-12 MMA, 9-10 UFC) and Steven Peterson (17-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC), a pair of bantamweight bouts with Mario Bautista (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Jin Soo Son (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Domingo Pilarte (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Felipe Colares (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and a light heavyweight pairing of Sam Alvey (33-12 MMA, 10-7 UFC) vs. Klidson Abreu (14-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC).

With the additions, the latest UFC on ESPN 4 lineup now includes:

  • Liz Carmouche vs. Roxanne Modafferi
  • Walt Harris vs. Aleksei Oleinik
  • Irene Aldana vs. Raquel Pennington
  • Alex Caceres vs Steven Peterson
  • Klidson Abreu vs. Sam Alvey
  • Felipe Colares vs. Domingo Pilarte
  • Mario Bautista vs. Jin Soo Son

For more on UFC on ESPN 4, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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