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UFC veterans in MMA and boxing action July 5-6

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This week, the UFC is idle following UFC 303 in Las Vegas.

The pay-per-view event at T-Mobile Arena featured a light heavyweight title rematch between Alex Pereira and Jiri Prochazka.

Elsewhere, many other combat sports events are taking place, featuring several familiar names who have competed under the UFC banner.

Check out which veterans of the global MMA leader are competing July 5-6.

Scroll below to see how the UFC veterans fared last week, and see the names and details of this weekend’s competitors.

Upcoming event information from Tapology.

Shunichi Shimizu (36-28-12 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Next fight: July 6 vs. Van Minh Quang at AFC 32/HEAT 54
Last MMA fight: TKO loss vs. Young Jae Song at AFC 29 on Dec. 8, 2023
Last UFC fight: Submission loss vs. Kyung Ho Kang at UFC Fight Night 34 on Jan. 4, 2014
Record since UFC exit: 9-19-2 (2 NC) MMA, 0-0-1 Lethwei

Chris Avila (8-9 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

Next fight: July 6 vs. Anthony Pettis at Diaz vs. Masvidal 2 (boxing)
Last MMA fight: TKO win vs. Jon Kennedy at North Iowa Fights on July 31, 2021
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss vs. Enrique Barzola at UFC Fight Night 98 on Nov. 5, 2016
Record since UFC exit: 3-4 MMA, 5-0 boxing

Anthony Pettis (25-14 MMA, 11-9 UFC)

Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal Anaheim Press Conference

Next fight: July 6 vs. Chris Avila at Diaz vs. Masvidal 2 (boxing)
Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss vs. Stevie Ray at 2022 PFL Playoffs on Aug. 5, 2022
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision win vs. Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night 183 on Dec. 19, 2020
Record since UFC exit: 1-4 MMA, 1-0 boxing, 1-0 karate

Jorge Masvidal (35-17 MMA, 12-10 UFC)

Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal Anaheim Press Conference

Next fight: July 6 vs. Nate Diaz at Diaz vs. Masvidal 2 (boxing)
Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Unanimous decision loss vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 on April 8, 2023
Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Nate Diaz (21-13 MMA, 16-11 UFC)

Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal Anaheim Press Conference

Next fight: July 6 vs. Jorge Masvidal at Diaz vs. Masvidal 2 (boxing)
Last MMA fight (also last UFC bout): Submission win vs. Tony Ferguson at UFC 279 on Sept. 10, 2022
Record since UFC exit: 0-1 boxing

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