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Three new bouts have been added to the growing
UFC Fight Night 172
card on May 16.

First reported by
Combate
, the fights are as follows: Don’Tale Mayes vs. Rodrigo
Nascimento Ferreira
at heavyweight; Cortney
Casey
vs. Mara
Romero Borella
at flyweight and Giga
Chikadze
vs. Mike Davis
at featherweight.

UFC Fight Night 172 takes place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt pitting Alistair
Overeem
against Walt Harris.
The card is expected to air on ESPN and ESPN+.

After earning a promotional contract on Season 3 of Dana White’s
Contender Series, Mayes suffered a third-round submission loss to
Ciryl
Gane
in his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 162 last October.
Ferreira will enter his first UFC foray with a 7-0 mark that
includes a first-round tapout of Michal
Martinek
on the Contender Series last July.

Casey has lost three of her lost four in the Las Vegas-based
promotion, including a unanimous decision setback against Cynthia
Calvillo
in her last outing at UFC on ESPN 1. Borella has also
lost three of four and is coming off a decision defeat to Montana
De La Rosa
at UFC Fight Night 167 in February.

Chikadze enters his bout on a four-fight winning streak that
includes triumphs over Jamall
Emmers
and Brandon
Davis
in UFC competition. Davis, meanwhile, earned his first
Octagon victory with a third-round knockout of Thomas
Gifford
at UFC Fight Night 161 last October.


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