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

Recent form for Ignacio Bahamondes

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.

Recent form for Zhu Rong

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

Tale of the tape: Ignacio Bahamondes vs Zhu Rong
Ignacio “La Jaula” BahamondesvsZhu Rong
24Age21
16Fights22
12Wins18
4Losses4
9KO’s12
2Subs7
6’3″ (191cm)Height5’9″ (175cm)
75.5″ (192cm)Reach71.0″ (180cm)

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