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Khama Worthy vs. Jamie Mullarkey – UFC 260 Preview

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Khama Worthy and Jamie Mullarkey will kick off the main card this weekend at UFC 260. This will be a very important fight in both of these men’s careers. Worthy will be looking to keep his hype train flowing, while Mullarkey will likely be fighting for his job at UFC 260.

Khama Worthy

Khama Worthy has an overall professional MMA record of 16-7. He is currently 2-1 in the UFC with wins over Devonte Smith and Luis Pena. His one loss was his last fight where he was knocked out by Ottman Azaitar. Khama Worthy has finished 12 of his 16 wins, with nine of those wins being knockouts and three of those wins by submission.

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Worthy has also been finished in all of his losses, with six of those losses being knockouts. All of his knockout losses are to top-level fighters, though. Worthy’s first knockout loss was in his third pro fight and was at the hands of Paul Felder. Other knockout losses on his record include Kyle Nelson, Billy Quarantillo, and Matt Bessette. Khama Worthy’s only submission loss was against George Comer in his first professional fight. At 34 years old, Worthy is a purple belt in Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. Worthy is 5’11” and will give up a slight one-inch height disadvantage.

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Jamie Mullarkey

Jamie Mullarkey has a professional MMA record of 12-4. He is currently sitting at 0-2 inside the UFC octagon. Mullarkey lost both of his UFC fights via decision to Fares Ziam and Brad Riddell. Two of Mullarkey’s losses are via knockout and one of those knockout losses was against current UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski in 2016. Eleven of Mullarkey’s 12 wins are finishes. Eight of those wins were knockouts and three of them are submissions. Mullarkey comes into the fight at 26 years old. Although he is 12 years younger than Khama Worthy, he only has seven fewer professional fights.

The Matchup

These guys look pretty evenly-matched on paper. It seems like both men would like to keep the fighting standing on Saturday night. Between them both, these men have a total of 41 fights and have a combined one submission loss. It’s safe to say both of these fighters are extremely dangerous in their grappling. The fans should be pretty happy about this one because both men are also great strikers, with the two of them having a combined 17 wins by knockout.

UFC 260 Fight Card

Main Card:

  • Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou
  • Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Thomas Almeida
  • Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick
  • Jamie Mullarkey vs. Khama Worthy

Preliminary Card:

  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Fabio Cherant
  • Jared Gooden vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov
  • Modestas Bukauskas vs. Michal Olekiejczuk
  • Shane Young vs. Omar Morales

Early Preliminary Card:

  • Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Abu Azaitar

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My name is Michael Lynch. I’m originally from Long Island, NY, but I reside in Columbia, Sc. I’ve been covering MMA for almost two years now. I’ve covered events such as Island fights and the PFL. I also have a YouTube channel where I do fight companions and UFC fight previews. I have recently started to train in mma and would like to have my first fight in 2020. I believe that as a journalist I need to experience what these fighters go threw, in order to understand their POV.

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