A Movsar Evloev and Ilia “El Matador” Topuria bout in the featherweight division has been added to the UFC 270 card for January 22, 2022. Topping the bill is the heavyweight title unifier between undisputed champ Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane.  

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Movsar Evloev

Evloev most recently appeared at UFC 263, taking on and defeating Hakeem Dawodu via Decision in a featherweight bout. Evloev went into the fight as a -225 moderate favorite, the win taking his professional MMA record to an impressive 15-0.

Recent form for Ilia Topuria

Topuria most recently appeared at UFC 264, taking on and defeating Ryan Hall via KO/TKO in a featherweight bout. Topuria also entered his fight as a -225 moderate favorite, the win taking his professional MMA record to an unbeaten 11-0.

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Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Movsar Evloev vs Ilia Topuria
Movsar EvloevvsIlia “El Matador” Topuria
27Age24
15Fights11
15Wins11
0Losses0
3KO’s3
4Subs7
5’7″ (170cm)Height5’7″ (170cm)
72.5″ (184cm)Reach69.0″ (175cm)

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