A new fight between “Smilin” Sam Alvey and Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch has been announced in the middleweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at an upcoming UFC Fight Night on Saturday February 5, 2022.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Sam Alvey

In his most recent octagon appearance, Alvey was defeated by Wellington Turman via Decision at UFC Vegas 35 in a middleweight bout. Alvey was the near even in the fight, coming in at +110. The loss extended his losing streak to 2 in a row, with a draw sitting between that and his previous 4-fight losing streak. Alvey has lost 6 out of 7 of his past bouts. His professional MMA record currently sits at 33-16-1 (1 NC).

Recent form for Ian Heinisch

In his most recent octagon appearance, Heinisch was defeated by Nassourdine Imavov via KO/TKO at UFC Vegas 32 in a middleweight bout. Heinisch was the slight favorite in the fight, coming in at -155. The loss extended his losing streak to 2 in a row. Heinisch’s professional MMA record currently sits at 14-5.

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Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Sam Alvey vs Ian Heinisch
“Smilin” Sam AlveyvsIan “The Hurricane” Heinisch
35Age33
53Fights19
33Wins14
16Losses5
23KO’s6
5Subs3
6’2″ (188cm)Height5’11” (180cm)
75.5″ (192cm)Reach72.0″ (183cm)

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