Carlos Felipe entered this fight with a pro mma record of 8-1-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.124 heavyweight in the world but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Sergey Spivak in 2020; before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Francisco Sandro da Silva Bezerra and Paulo Cesar Almeida.
His opponent, Yorgan De Castro, has a record of 6-1-0 (83% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.174 in the same weight class. In his last three bouts he has beat Sanford Alton Meeks and Justin Tafa but then he has lost to Greg Hardy (Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro). De Castro vs Felipe is on the undercard of Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana – UFC on ESPN 16 (also known as UFC Fight Island 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs. Aldana
Where: Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC on ESPN 16 fight card (main fights):
Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana
Carlos Felipe vs Yorgan De Castro
Germaine de Randamie vs Julianna Pena
Carlos Condit vs Court McGee
De Castro’s previous fight: Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro
Felipe vs De Castro Fight Video:
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