A new fight between Makwan “Mr. Finland” Amirkhani and Tristan “Boondock” Connelly has been announced in the featherweight division.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

In his most recent octagon appearance, Amirkhani was defeated by Kamuela Kirk via decision at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai in a Featherweight bout. Amirkhani was the slight favorite in the fight, coming in at -190. The loss extended his losing streak to 2 in a row. Amirkhani’s professional MMA record currently sits at 16-6.

In his most recent octagon appearance, Connelly was defeated by Pat Sabatini via decision at UFC 261 in a featherweight bout. Connelly was the moderate underdog in the fight, coming in at +200. The loss snapped a 5 fight winning streak. Connelly’s professional MMA record currently sits at 14-7.

The AllStar will post opening betting lines when betting markets open.

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1428896438940053507

Tale of the tape

Makwan “Mr. Finland” AmirkhanivsTristan “Boondock” Connelly
32Age35
22Fights21
16Wins14
6Losses7
2KO’s5
12Subs10
5’10” (178cm)Height5’10” (178cm)
72.0″ (183cm)Reach68.0″ (173cm)

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