The former Bellator Lw champion Will Brooks entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Eddie Alvarez). He suffered his only defeat when he faced Saad Awad in 2013 (=Brooks vs Awad), after this bout he has won nine consecutive fights taking revenge on Awad (=Brooks vs Awad 2) and beating Ross Pearson in his Ufc debut (=Brooks vs Pearson).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has a record of 14-4-1 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.56 welterweight. ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira has already fought twice in 2016 losing to Donald Cerrone (=Cerrone vs Oliveira) and defeating James Moontasri. Brooks vs Oliveira is on the undercard of John Lineker vs John Dodson – UFC Fight Night 96. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs Dodson
Where: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
Division: catchweight (161.5, 73.3 kg)
Brooks’ previous fight: Will Brooks vs Ross Pearson
Brooks’ next fight: Will Brooks vs Charles Oliveira
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