The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Junior dos Santos entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-7-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic) but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Francis Ngannou in 2019 (Francis Ngannou vs Junior dos Santos) and Curtis Blaydes in 2020 (Curtis Blaydes vs Junior dos Santos); before these bouts he had beat Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos).
His opponent, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, has a record of 10-1-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Francis Ngannou in May 2020 (Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik); before this fight, in 2019, he had won four bouts defeating Junior Albini, Allen Crowder, Andrei Arlovski and Alistair Overeem (Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik). Rozenstruik vs dos Santos is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier 3 – UFC 252. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
dos Santos’ next fight: Junior dos Santos vs Ciryl Gane
Rozenstruik’s next fight: Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Ciryl Gane
dos Santos vs Rozenstruik Fight Video:
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