Surinamese combined martial artist Jairzinho Rozenstruik goes up towards heavyweight Shamil Gaziev of Bahrain in the primary occasion of UFC Fight Night 238 aka UFC Vegas 87. MMA occasion airs reside from UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Sunday, March 3 (AEDT).
No. 12 Rozenstruik (13-5) is trying to return to profitable methods. In his earlier bout final Could, the 35-year-old was submitted by Jailton Almeida within the first spherical.
Unbeaten Gaziev (12-0) is coming off the win by TKO within the second spherical towards Martin Buday final December. In September 2023, the 33-year-old Dana White’s Contender Collection alum submitted Greg Velasco within the first spherical and earned his UFC contract.
In line with MMA Junkie, the beforehand introduced bout has been confirmed as the primary occasion. The information was first reported by freelance journalist Marcel Dorff at Eurosport NL through a post on X.
Amongst different bouts featured on the cardboard, Sydney’s Tyson Pedro and Vitor Petrino of Brazil sq. off at mild heavyweight. As effectively, Steve Erceg of Perth, WA and Matt Schnell of the U.S. conflict at flyweight.
The present UFC Vegas 87 lineup appears as the next:
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Shamil Gaziev, heavyweight
- Alex Perez vs. Muhammad Mokaev, flyweight
- Vinicius Oliveira vs. Yanis Ghemmouri, featherweight
- Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady vs. Loik Radzhabov, light-weight
- Eryk Anders vs. Jamie Pickett, middleweight
- Joel Alvarez vs. Ludovit Klein, light-weight
- Aiemann Zahabi vs. Javid Basharat, bantamweight
- Josefine Lindgren Knutsson vs. Julia Polastri, ladies’s strawweight
- Mohammad Yahya vs. Brendon Marotte, light-weight
- Vitor Petrino vs. Tyson Pedro, mild heavyweight
- Matt Schnell vs. Steve Erceg, flyweight
- Christian Leroy Duncan vs. Claudio Ribeiro, middleweight