Dan Argueta Gets UFC Call, Will Fight Damon Jackson On Short Notice At UFC Vegas 56

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Damon Jackson, UFC Vegas 50
Damon Jackson, UFC Vegas 50 weigh-in Credit: Alex Behunin/Cageside Press

Damon Jackson will stay on UFC Vegas 56 after all.

Eurosport DNL was the first to report the news that Dan Argueta will be stepping up on short notice to fight Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik. Jackson was scheduled to face Darrick Minner, but Minner pulled out last week. A source close to the situation confirmed the fight to Cageside Press.

Since suffering his first UFC loss, Jackson (20-4) is riding a two-fight win streak. Most recently, he submitted Kamuela Kirk in March, and in his only fight of 2021, he defeated Charles Rosa.

Argueta (8-0) will be moving up to featherweight for his fight against Jackson. He is coming off an LFA bantamweight title win at LFA 131 against Diego Silva. Prior to that, he handed Mairon Santos his first professional loss at LFA 123 via TKO.

The UFC’s June 4, 2022, Fight Night card will take place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV.
The card looks like this.

  • Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • Dan Ige vs. Movsar Evloev
  • Poliana Botelho vs. Karine Silva
  • Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jeff Molina
  • Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ode’ Osbourne
  • Andreas Michailidis vs. Rinat Fakhretdinov
  • Erin Blanchfield vs. JJ Aldrich
  • Michael Trizano vs. Lucas Almeida
  • Damon Jackson vs. Dan Argueta
  • Alex da Silva Coelho vs. Joe Solecki
  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Askar Mozharov
  • Tony Gravely vs. Johnny Munoz
  • Benoît Saint-Denis vs. Niklas Stolze

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