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Report: Junior dos Santos to Battle Jairzinho Rozenstruik Next

Jairzinho Rozenstruik (photo via YouTube)

By FCF Staff

More and more fights continued to get booked for the UFC’s summer schedule, and it’s being reported that one of the latest is a bout between Jairzinho Rozenstruik  and Junior dos Santos.

The heavyweight contenders are going to battle at the August 15th, UFC 252 card, according to an initial report from Combate. The match-up has also been confirmed by MMA Junkie.

The 36-year-old dos Santos (21-7) is looking to end a two-fight losing skid, as the former champ is coming off losses to Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes.

The 32-year-old Rozenstruik (10-1), meanwhile, was KO’d by Ngannou in his last outing.

Dos Santos is currently ranked #5 in the UFC’s heavyweight division and Rozenstruik is sitting in the #6 spot.

UFC 252 is expected to take place at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by a rubber match between heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:59 am
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