A new fight between Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt and Matt Sayles has been announced in the UFC Lightweight division. The Fight is scheduled to take place at UFC Vegas 45 on December 18, 2021.

Tale of the tape

Jordan “The Monkey King” LeavittvsMatt Sayles
26Age27
9Fights11
8Wins8
1Losses3
1KO’s6
5Subs2
5’9″ (175cm)Height5’7″ (170cm)
71.0″ (180cm)Reach67.5″ (171cm)

Fighter form coming into this matchup

In his most recent octagon appearance, Leavitt was defeated by Claudio Puelles via Decision at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai in a Lightweight bout. Leavitt was the moderate favorite in the fight, coming in at -200. The loss snapped Leavitt’s 8-fight undefeated streak. His professional MMA record currently sits at 8-1.

In his most recent octagon appearance, Sayles was defeated by Bryce Mitchell via Submission at UFC on ESPN 7 in a Featherweight bout. Sayles was the slight favorite in the fight, coming in at -125. His professional MMA record currently sits at 8-3.

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

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1439625146910773250

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