UFC Fight Night 202 gets an intriguing heavyweight matchup added to its card. UFC’s heavyweight prospect Jairzinho Rozenstruik will be colliding against fellow heavyweight Marcin Tybura. The fight will be taking place on February 26, 2022, at a location that is not decided yet but accoridng to the sources the event is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Jairzinho is ranked no.6 in the rankings and Marcin is ranked no.9 so this fight will be a great chance for them to move ahead in the rankings, as they are in a similar spot in their career.
Jairzinho is a former WLF Super Heavyweight Tournament Champion and a Superkombat World Grand Prix I 2013 Runner-Up. He is one of the heavyweight prospects in the division who has faced a slight downfall in recent times. He currently holds the record for the second-fastest knockout in the heavyweight division against Allen Crowder at the UFC Fight Night 154. Jairzinho Rozenstruik made his UFC debut on February 2, 2019, against Júnior Albini. He won the fight via TKO in the second round. He came in the UFC as an undefeated fighter but had to face his first defeat at the hands of Francis Ngannou.
In his last fight, he fought Curtis Blaydes on September 25, 2021, at UFC 266. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. He is 12-3 in his MMA career and 6-3 in the UFC.
Marcin Tybura previously fought for M-1 and was an M-1 Global Heavyweight Champion and M-1 Grand Prix 2013 Heavyweight Champion. In the past couple of years, he has become a regular heavyweight competitor. He started his UFC career with a loss but then stacked up wins. Recently he was riding an amazing 5 fight winning streak but then lost to Volkov. In his last fight, he faced Alexander Volkov on October 30, 2021, at UFC 267. He lost the bout via unanimous decision. This fight against Jairzinho Rozenstruik will be a great opportunity to get back in the win column and get into the top of the division’s rankings.
The UFC Fight Night 202 will be headlined by an intriguing matchup between Islam Makhachev and Beneil Dariush. The winner of this fight but will be the new lightweight contender as the division is already stacked up with several top contenders.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 202 CARD:
- Beneil Dariush vs. Islam Makhachev
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Marcin Tybura
- Ignacio Bahamondes vs. Rong Zhu
- Hannah Goldy vs. Jinh Yu Frey
- Joel Alvarez vs. Arman Tsarukyan
- Misha Cirkunov vs. Makhmud Muradov
- Victor Altamirano vs. Carlos Hernandez
- Terrance McKinney vs. Fares Ziam
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Marcin Tybura is booked for UFC FIGHT NIGHT 202
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