Fighter form coming into this matchup
In his most recent octagon appearance, Phillips was defeated by Raulian Paiva via Decision at UFC Vegas 32 in a bantamweight bout. Phillips was the moderate favorite in the fight, coming in at -290. Despite the loss, Phillips went home with an extra $50,000. After the fight, he and Paiva were awarded the Fight of the Night performance bonus. The loss snapped a 4 fight winning streak for Phillips, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 9-2.
In his most recent octagon appearance, Rojo was defeated by Charles Jourdain via KO/TKO at UFC Vegas 36 in a featherweight bout. Rojo was the moderate underdog in the fight, coming in at +230. His professional MMA record currently sits at 16-7.
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