The Tuf 19 tournament winner Corey Anderson entered this fight with a professional record of 11-4-0 (36% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, with Jimi Manuwa (Manuwa vs Anderson) and Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Corey Anderson) but then he has beat Patrick Cummins (Corey Anderson vs Patrick Cummins) and Glover Teixeira (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson).
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a mma record of 14-5-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Ryan Bader in 2016 (Ryan Bader vs Ilir Latifi) but then he has won over Tyson Pedro (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro) and Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi). Anderson vs Latifi is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2 – UFC 232. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 232 fight card (main fights):
Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2
Cris Cyborg Justino vs Amanda Nunes
Carlos Condit vs Michael Chiesa
Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi
Chad Mendes vs Alexander Volkanovski
Andrei Arlovski vs Walt Harris
Petr Yan vs Douglas Silva de Andrade
BJ Penn vs Ryan Hall
Anderson’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson
Latifi’s previous fight: Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi
Latifi’s next fight: Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi
Anderson vs Latifi Fight Video:
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