The promotion initially confirmed the matchups to the
New Zealand Herald. UFC Auckland takes place on Feb. 22 and is
headlined by a lightweight clash pitting Paul Felder
against Dan Hooker.
The card will stream on ESPN+.
After earning a contract on Season 3 of Dana White’s Contender
Series, Pitolo fell to Callan
Potter via unanimous decision in his promotional debut at UFC
243. A longtime veteran of the Pancrase promotion, Sato is 1-1 in
UFC competition with a second-round TKO of Ben
Saunders and a submission loss to Belal Muhammed in 2019.
Suphisara, who is better known as “Loma Lookboonme,” made a
successful Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 162, where she captured
a split verdict against Aleksandra
Albu. Goldy, another Contender Series alum, came up short in
her first promotional foray, falling to Miranda
Granger via unanimous decision at UFC on ESPN 5.