The UFC is heading to pay-per-view this week in Abu Dhabi for the incredible UFC 280 event.

In addition, there are a number of MMA events taking place that feature many familiar names that have competed under the UFC banner.

From a hard-hitting bantamweight who has claimed a major title in his undefeated run since exiting the UFC, to a featherweight winner of “The Ultimate Fighter,” these 13 veterans of the global MMA leader are competing this week from Oct. 19-23.

Check out the names and details about their bouts below.

Upcoming event information from Tapology.

Ismail Naurdiev (22-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 19 vs. Marcin Bandel at BRAVE CF 63
Last MMA fight: TKO win over Bekten Zheenbekov at BRAVE CF 59 & ATF 11 on June 18, 2022
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Sean Brady at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on Feb. 29, 2020
Record since UFC exit: 3-1

Marcin Bandel (21-7-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 19 vs. Ismail Naurdiev at BRAVE CF 63
Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision win over Luis Felipe Dias at BRAVE CF 58 on April 30, 2022
Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11, 2015
Record since UFC exit: 8-3-1

Brad Katona (11-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 19 vs. Gamzat Magomedov at BRAVE CF 63
Last MMA fight: Split decision win over Hamza Kooheji at BRAVE CF 57 on May 11, 2022
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Hunter Azure at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on Sept. 14, 2019
Record since UFC exit: 3-0

Rong Zhu (21-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 20 vs. Felipe Maia at UAE Warriors 34
Last MMA fight (also last UFC fight): Submission loss to Ignacio Bahamondes at UFC Fight Night 202 on Feb. 26, 2022
Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Leandro Issa (17-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 21 vs. Artem Belakh at ONE Championship 162
Last MMA fight: TKO loss to Daichi Takenaka at ONE Championship: Dawn of Heroes on Aug. 2, 2019
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Taylor Lapilus at UFC Fight Night 93 on Sept. 3, 2016
Record since UFC exit: 4-2

Richardson Moreira (8-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

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Richardson Moreira

Next fight: Oct. 21 vs. Fabio Cherant at Combat FC 2
Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Jonathan Wilson at Taura MMA 11 on Oct. 30, 2020
Last UFC fight: Split decision loss to Ildemar Alcantara at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015
Record since UFC exit: 1-2

Fabio Cherant (7-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 21 vs. Richardson Moreira at Combat FC 2
Last MMA fight (also last UFC fight): Unanimous decision loss to Carlos Ulberg at UFC 271 on Feb. 12, 2022
Record since UFC exit: 0-0

Caio Magalhaes (10-7 MMA, 4-3 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 21 vs. Salaiman Ahmadyar at Combat FC 2
Last MMA fight: TKO loss to Eric Spicely at CES 55 on March 29, 2019
Last UFC fight: Split decision loss to Brad Tavares at UFC 203 on Sept. 10, 2016
Record since UFC exit: 1-4

John Lineker (35-9 MMA, 12-4 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 21 vs. Fabricio de Andrade at ONE on Prime Video 3
Last MMA fight: Knockout win over Bibiano Fernandes at ONE Championship: Lights Out on May 11, 2022
Last UFC fight: Split decision loss to Cory Sandhagen at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on April 27, 2019
Record since UFC exit: 4-0

Roman Bogatov (12-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 22 vs. Tae Kyun Kim at BRAVE CF 64
Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision win over Abdulmutalip Gairbekov on June 4, 2021
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Leonardo Santos at UFC 251 on July 11, 2020
Record since UFC exit: 2-0

Khama Worthy (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC)

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Khama Worthy

Next fight: Oct. 22 vs. Josh Rohler at 247 FC
Last MMA fight: Knockout loss to Trevor Peek at Aries Fight Series on Aug. 13, 2022
Last UFC fight: TKO loss to Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night 196 on Oct. 23, 2021
Record since UFC exit: 2-1

Kyle Prepolec (15-8 MMA, 0-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 22 vs. Marco Antonio Elpidio at PFC 14
Last MMA fight: Unanimous decision loss to Shane Campbell at Unified MMA 43 on March 3, 2022
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Austin Hubbard at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on Sept. 14, 2019
Record since UFC exit: 1-1

Daichi Abe (11-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC)

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Next fight: Oct. 23 vs. Yukinari Tamura at Rizin 39
Last MMA fight: Knockout win over Marcos Yoshio de Souza at Rizin 37 on July 31, 2022
Last UFC fight: Unanimous decision loss to Li Jingliang at UFC Fight Night 132 on June 23, 2018
Record since UFC exit: 5-3