Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker headlines UFC ‘Fight Night’ on Sept. 25


Former UFC gentle heavyweight title contender Thiago Santos will look to punch his means again into the win column reverse hot-and-cold 205-pound bruiser Johnny Walker within the UFC “Combat Night time” most important occasion on Sept. 25 inside APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

That’s in keeping with MMA Combating.

Santos (21-9), now 37, was oh-so-close to taking the sunshine heavyweight strap away from Jon Jones of their tightly-contested affair at UFC 239, the place “Marreta” dropped a break up resolution. Sadly, his follow-up fights have resulted in consecutive losses to Glover Teixeira and Aleksandar Rakic.

The 29 year-old Walker (18-5) graduated Dana White’s “Contender Collection” again in summer season 2018 and shortly racked up three consecutive first-round knockout finishes. The hype quickly got here to a halt by the hands of Corey Anderson, adopted by a second straight loss to Nikita Krylov, earlier than Walker finally rebounded in opposition to Ryan Spann.

Santos is ranked No. 4 in opposition to No. 10 for Walker.

No different bouts have been introduced for the Sept. 25 struggle card, however you may count on that to vary sooner, relatively than later.


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