Gian Villante entered this fight with a mma record of 17-10-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 light heavyweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Francimar Barroso (Gian Villante vs Francimar Barroso) and Ed Herman (Gian Villante vs Ed Herman) but between these two bouts he lost to Sam Alvey.
His opponent, Michal Oleksiejczuk, has an official record of 12-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Marcin Wojcik in 2014, since then he has collected nine victories and one no-contest in his last bout, against Khalil Rountree. Villante vs Oleksiejczuk is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos – UFC Fight Night 145 (UFC on ESPN+ 3). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 145: Błachowicz vs. Santos
Where: O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 145 fight card (main card):
Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos
Stefan Struve vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Gian Villante vs Michal Oleksiejczuk
Liz Carmouche vs Lucie Pudilova
John Dodson vs Petr Yan
Magomed Ankalaev vs Klidson Farias de Abreu
Villante’s previous fight: Gian Villante vs Ed Herman
Villante vs Oleksiejczuk Fight Video:
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