A new fight between Don’Tale “Lord Kong” Mayes and Josh Parisian has been announced in the UFC Heavyweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC Vegas 45 on December 18, 2021.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Mayes most recently appeared at UFC Fight Night: Felder vs Dos Anjos, where he defeated Roque Martinez via Decision in a Heavyweight bout. Mayes went into the fight as the -270 moderate favorite. The win snapped a 2 fight skid for Mayes, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 8-4.

Parisian most recently appeared at UFC Vegas 29, also defeating Roque Martinez via Decision in a Heavyweight bout. Parisian went into the fight as the -145 slight favorite. The win marked a return to the win column for Parisian, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 14-4.

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

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1436337208793968646

Tale of the tape

Don’Tale “Lord Kong” MayesvsJosh Parisian
29Age32
12Fights19
8Wins14
4Losses4
3KO’s12
5Subs3
6’6″ (198cm)Height6’4″ (193cm)
81.0″ (206cm)Reach79.0″ (201cm)

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