Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik added to UFC 266

A match of heavyweight competitors will decrease in September when Curtis Blaydes fulfills Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266.

Mixed Martial Arts Addict on Tuesday confirmed with several individuals near to the circumstance that Blaydes (14-3 Mixed Martial Arts, 9-3 UFC) and Rozenstruik (12-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 6-2 UFC) have actually consented to fulfill at the upcoming occasion. MMAFighting.com was very first to report the news.

UFC 266 happens Sept. 25, however does have actually a revealed area or location. The primary card airs on pay-per-view following prelims anticipated on ESPN and ESPN+

Blaydes, No. 4 in the current U.S.A. TODAY Sports/MMA Addict heavyweight rankings, will go back to the octagon after having his momentum towards a title shot snapped by Derrick Lewis with a highlight-reel knockout at UFC Battle Night 185 in February.

He’ll handle No. 7-ranked Rozenstruik, who is coming off a first-round TKO of Augusto Sakai in the UFC Battle Night 189 centerpiece this month. “Bigi Boy” is 2-2 in his previous 4 bouts.

The most recent UFC 266 lineup now consists of:

  • Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira

  • Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo

  • Uros Medic vs. Jalin Turner

  • Merab Dvalishvili vs. Marlon Moraes

  • Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.