Kevin Holland will likely be returning at UFC 279 on September 10.
UFC president Dana White mentioned he was wanting so as to add some massive fights to the pay-per-view card in Las Vegas and he has completed simply that. After adding Tony Ferguson vs. Li Jingliang at welterweight, Holland took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce he will likely be going through Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279.
Kevin Holland (23-7 and one No Contest) is on a two-fight profitable streak since dropping all the way down to welterweight as he TKO’d Alex Oliveira and submitted Tim Means. Holland has been within the UFC since 2018 and has fought 15 instances going 10-4 and one No Contest.
Earlier than the back-to-back wins, he had a No Contest towards Kyle Daukaus attributable to an unintentional conflict of heads and misplaced back-to-back important occasion choice losses to UFC profession, he has notable wins over Jacare Souza by KO, Joaquin Buckley, Anthony Hernandez, and Gerald Meerschaert amongst others. Holland and Rodriguez have been additionally booked to battle on Might 30 in 2020 however ‘Trailblazer’ suffered a shoulder damage.
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Daniel Rodriguez (16-2) has not fought since final August when he beat Kevin Lee by choice to increase his win streak to 3. Throughout that run, he scored a first-round TKO over Preston Parsons and beat Mike Perry by choice. Within the UFC, he’s 6-1 along with his lone loss coming by controversial choice to Nicolas Dalby whereas additionally holding wins over Gabriel Inexperienced, Dwight Grant, and Tim Means.
With the addition of Kevin Holland vs. Rodriguez, UFC 279 is as follows:
- Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz
- Tony Ferguson vs. Li Jingliang
- Kevin Holland vs. Daniel Rodriguez
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Jailton Almeida
- Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf
- Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson
- Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett
- Heili Alateng vs. Chad Anheliger
- Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed
- Ion Cutelaba vs. Johnny Walker
- Chris Barnett vs. Jake Collier
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa
- Yohan Lainesse vs. Darian Weeks
Who do you suppose will win at UFC 279, Kevin Holland or Daniel Rodriguez?
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