A featherweight bout between Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa and Damon “The Leech” Jackson has been announced for UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Dern (UFC Vegas 39).

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1430283239122513929

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Rosa most recently appeared at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov taking on and defeating Justin Jaynes by decision in a featherweight bout. He went into the fight as the -165 slight favorite. The win marked a return to the win column for Rosa, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 14-5.

In his most recent octagon appearance, Jackson was defeated by Ilia Topuria via KO/TKO at UFC Fight Night – Hermansson vs Vettori in a featherweight bout. He was the moderate underdog in the fight, coming in at +195. The loss snapped a 2 fight winning streak for Jackson, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 18-4-1(1 NC).

The AllStar will post opening betting lines when betting markets open.

Tale of the tape

Charles “Boston Strong” RosavsDamon “The Leech” Jackson
5’9″ (175cm)Height5’11” (180cm)
69.0″ (175cm)Reach73.0″ (185cm)
Charles Rosa vs Damon Jackson Tale of the Tape

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