Reyes vs. Prochazka out, Rozenstruik vs. Gane in as UFC Fight Night headliner for Feb. 27

UFC Battle Night on Feb. 27 will now have a brand-new centerpiece.

After the initial headliner in between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka failed due to concealed factors, heavyweights Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane will now heading the occasion.

2 individuals with understanding of the match notified Mixed Martial Arts Addict of the reserving Saturday however asked to stay confidential, as the promo has actually not yet made a main statement. Rozenstruik was very first to report the news on his social networks.

Rozenstruik (11-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 5-1 UFC) and Gane (7-0 Mixed Martial Arts, 4-0- UFC) were initially slated for the UFC Battle Night card on March 13, however will now square off 2 weeks previously, which will mark the Frenchman’s very first centerpiece look.

In his 7 professional wins, the unbeaten Gane has actually stopped all however among his challengers. He is coming off his greatest win to date, a second-round TKO of previous heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC 256.

Rozenstruik rebounded from his very first profession loss to Francis Ngannou with a second-round surface of Dos Santos at UFC 252. “Bigi Boy” has actually stopped all his challengers inside the octagon, consisting of a knockout of Alistair Overeem.

With the addition, the UFC Battle Night lineup for Feb. 27 now consists of:

  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane

  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Raoni Barcelos

  • William Knight vs. Alonzo Menifield

  • Alexis Davis vs. Sabina Mazo

  • Randy Brown vs. Alex Oliveira

  • Hannah Cifers vs. Emily Whitmire

  • Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom

  • Magomed Ankalaev vs. Nikita Krylov

  • Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

  • Alexander Hernandez vs. Thiago Moises

  • Vince Cachero vs. Ronnie Lawrence

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.