Volkan Oezdemir entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Daniel Cormier (Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir), Anthony Smith (Volkan Oezdemir vs Anthony Smith) and Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Volkan Oezdemir).
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a record of 14-6-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year beating Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi) and losing to Corey Anderson (Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi). Oezdemir vs Latifi is on the undercard of Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche 2 – UFC Fight Night 156 (UFC on ESPN+ 14). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 156: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2
Where: Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Oezdemir’s previous fight: Dominick Reyes vs Volkan Oezdemir
Latifi’s previous fight: Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi
Oezdemir’s next fight: Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic
Latifi’s next fight: Derrick Lewis vs Ilir Latifi
Volkan vs Latifi Fight Video:
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