Josh Parisian has got a new opponent for UFC Vegas 78 event.
Josh Parisian was originally scheduled to face Walt Harris at UFC Vegas 77. However, the bout was nixed after Walt Harris got ruled out of it.
According to the latest reports, Josh Parisian will now face Martin Buday in a heavyweight bout at UFC Vegas 78 on August 12, 2023. Nolan King of MMA Junkie was the first one to report this match which was confirmed by several other sources.
Martin Buday has been unstoppable ever since he joined UFC. Buday defeated Chris Barnett in his inaugural match. After that, he defeated Lukasz Brzeski and then Jake Collier in his most recent match at UFC Vegas 72.
On the other hand, Josh Parisian is 2-2 in his last four UFC matches. He lost his most recent fight to Jamal Pogues in February this year. His last win came against Alan Baudot whom he defeated via a second-round TKO in June last year.
Now, it remains to be seen whether Martin continues his undefeated run or will Parisian rebounds and delivers Buday his first UFC loss.