Mickey Gall Set to Make His UFC Return in April

Published 01/10/2022, 5:15 AM EST


After an action-packed year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is stacking up some amazing fights for its upcoming events in 2022. The promotion has already lined up some of the biggest fights this year.

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However, they have included yet another exciting welterweight bout for a pay-per-view that will take place on 9th April. As per reports, American fighter Mickey Gall will take on Mike Malott of Canada on the fight card of UFC 273.

The UFC is yet to make any official announcement of the bout, place, and venue. However, MMA junkie was the first one to report the fight. Meanwhile, Dutch MMA journalist Marcel Dorff posted the news on his Twitter account.

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Gall has competed in three UFC fights since 2020 but has only won once against Jordan Williams via first-round submission. He is fresh from his loss against Alex Morono on 4th December 2021. Hence, the 29-year-old will look to map his way back into the win column.

On the other hand, ‘Proper’ is a product of the Dana White Contender series. He has previously competed in other MMA promotions, including Cage Warriors and Bellator. He is currently on a three-fight win streak and will look to continue this form in his promotional debut.

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Mickey Gall vs Mike Malott

The American welterweight Mickey Gall made his UFC debut in 2016. He had only one win in his professional fighting career before his UFC debut. Interestingly, the 29-year-old won three straight fights after his debut, all via submission.

However, after 2016, Gall faced some difficulties in his UFC career. He has a professional fighting record of 7-4 to his name, with six submission wins.

Meanwhile, ‘Proper’ has a professional MMA record of 7-1 under his name. He has three knockout wins and four submission wins on his MMA resume. Talking about the fight, Gall is the more experienced UFC fighter between the pair.

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However, he has only won two of his previous five fights, while Malott has some impressive finishes under his name. The latter has finished all of his opponents via stoppage. He might look to do the same in his debut to carry forward the momentum. Hence, the fight fans can expect fireworks from this exciting welterweight bout.

What are your thoughts about this welterweight bout? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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