The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Iuri Alcantara entered this fight with a record of 33-7-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 bantamweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Jimmie Rivera (=Alcantara vs Rivera) and beating Brad Pickett.
His opponent, the undefeated Luke Sanders, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 featherweight. He fought just once in 2016 winning over Maximo Blanco (=Sanders vs Blanco). Iuri Alcantara vs Luke Sanders is on the undercard of Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson 2 – UFC 209. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 209: Woodley vs Thompson 2
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 209 fight card (main and best fights):
Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson 2
Lando Vannata vs David Teymur
Rashad Evans vs Daniel Kelly
Alistair Overeem vs Mark Hunt 2
Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic
Iuri Alcantara vs Luke Sanders
Sanders’ previous fight: Luke Sanders vs Maximo Blanco
Alcantara’s next fight: Iuri Alcantara vs Brian Kelleher
Alcantara vs Sanders Fight Video:
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