A new fight between Ignacio “La Jaula” Bahamondes and Zhu Rong has been announced in the UFC Lightweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at a UFC Fight Night event on February 26, 2022.
Fighter form coming into this matchup
Bahamondes most recently appeared at UFC Vegas 34, taking on and defeating Roosevelt Roberts via KO/TKO in a Lightweight bout. He went into the fight as the +135 slight underdog. Bahamondes earned a performance of the night bonus cheque for his efforts. The win marked a return to the win column for Bahamondes, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 12-4.
Rong most recently appeared at UFC Vegas 37, taking on and defeating Brandon Jenkins via KO/TKO in a Lightweight bout. He went into the fight as the -250 moderate favorite. The win marked a return to the win column for Rong, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 18-4.
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Tale of the tape
|Ignacio “La Jaula” Bahamondes||vs||Zhu Rong|
|6’3″ (191cm)||Height||5’9″ (175cm)|
|75.5″ (192cm)||Reach||71.0″ (180cm)|