Coming from two straight wins, the American Donald Cerrone needs to win his battle Al Iaquinta against this Saturday to reach the top five in his division ranking. ‘Cowboy’ and his opponent, Al Iaquinta, are fighting in the main card event at UFC Ottawa in Canada.
Donald Cerrone has already confessed that he has a great time in his life. After the birth of his son, the veteran has demonstrated a greater physical vigor and performed very well in his last fight. This January he defeated Alexander Hernandez with a devastating knockout in the second round, the fighter drew praise from the UFC board.
His opponent, however, came from a string of five wins until he was defeated by current division champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in April last year at UFC 223. The fight was valid for the lightweight title up to 70.3 kg.). After the setback, Iaquinta faced Kevin Lee in December 2018 and came out victorious in the unanimous decision by the judges.
If he defeats Cerrone, Al Iaquinta could be set to face off against Tony Ferguson or Conor McGregor if he comes out of his so call retirement, who is immediately ahead of him in the rankings.
Titians in the Octagon
Juan Adams will perform his second fight in Ultimate. The 27-year-old will put his unbeaten record at stake against world wrestling champion Arjan Bhullar, 32. The two face off in the second bout of the preliminary card, which promises to catch fire.
Bhullar will hold his third fight for the company. In the first three, the Canadian lost one and was the winner of two matches.
Most Anticipated Fight
One of the most anticipated bouts at UFC Ottawa is the fight between Cub Swanson and Shane Burgos. Swanson currently ranks 10th in the featherweight rankings, with Hawaiian champion Max Holloway as champion. Although coming from three straight losses, the American seeks to resume the path of victories against an opponent seeking to enter the rankings of the category.
Shane Burgos made his debut in the Ultimate in 2016. Since then, he has acted five times, winning four and defeating only once in January 2018. The win over the next opponent in the fourth fight of the main card, American ranking among the top 15 in the organization
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