The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Junior dos Santos entered this fight with a record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier) but ‘Cigano’ lost two out of his last three fights, against Alistair Overeem in 2015 (dos Santos vs Overeem) and Stipe Miocic in 2017 (Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2); between these two bouts JDS beat Ben Rothwell (dos Santos vs Rothwell).
His opponent, the black belt in judo, former world combat sambo and Wsof champion Blagoy Ivanov, has a mma record of 16-1-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. ‘Baga’ Ivanov suffered his only loss when he faced Alexander Volkov in 2014 (final of the Bellator Hw tournament – season ten – Volkov vs Ivanov), after this bout he has won five consecutive fights beating Shawn Jordan (Ivanov vs Jordan) and Caio Alencar in 2017 (Blagoy Ivanov vs Caio Alencar). Dos Santos vs Ivanov is the main event of UFC Fight Night 133. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 133: dos Santos vs Ivanov
Where: CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho, United States
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 133 fight card (main fights):
Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov
Sage Northcutt vs Zak Ottow
Dennis Bermudez vs Rick Glenn
Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury
Marion Reneau vs Cat Zingano
Darren Elkins vs Alexander Volkanovski
dos Santos’ previous fight: Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2
Ivanov’s previous fight: Blagoy Ivanov vs Caio Alencar
dos Santos vs Ivanov Fight Video:
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