Travis Browne entered this fight with a record of 18-6-1 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Matt Mitrione last year (=Browne vs Mitrione). After this fight ‘Hapa’ has lost to Cain Velasquez (=Velasquez vs Browne), Fabricio Werdum (=Werdum vs Browne 2) and Derrick Lewis (=Lewis vs Browne).
His opponent, the black belt in jiu-jitsu and 2005 world combat sambo champion Alexey Oleynik (or Oleksiy Oliynyk), has a mma record of 51-10-1 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.30 in the same weight class. He lost to Daniel Omielanczuk in 2016 (=Oleinik vs Omielanczuk) but he came back to win in 2017 against Viktor Pesta (=Oleynik vs Pesta). Alexey Oleynik vs Travis Browne is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker – UFC 213. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 213: Nunes vs Shevchenko
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC 213 fight card (main fights):
Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker
Fabricio Werdum vs Alistair Overeem 3
Daniel Omielanczuk vs Curtis Blaydes
Anthony Pettis vs Jim Miller
Travis Browne vs Alexey Oleynik
Browne’s previous fight: Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne
Oleynik’s previous fight: Alexey Oleynik vs Viktor Pesta
Oleynik’s next fight: Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes
Browne vs Oleynik Fight Video:
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