Kevin Holland has been confirmed as Marvin Vettori’s new most important occasion opponent for UFC Vegas 23.
Vettori’s authentic opponent, Darren Until, withdrew from the struggle a number of days again as a consequence of an damage. Kevin Holland is now stepping in on brief discover to exchange Until and struggle Vettori.
MMA journalist Marcel Dorff reported that, per the Vettori podcast, Marvin Vettori’s struggle in opposition to Kevin Holland will certainly be happening at UFC Vegas 23.
Kevin Holland’s most up-to-date struggle was a unanimous resolution loss in opposition to Derek Brunson at UFC on ESPN: Brunson vs. Holland (March 2021). Alternatively, Marvin Vettori’s most up-to-date struggle was a unanimous resolution win over Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN: Hermansson vs. Vettori (December 2020).
Kevin Holland has taken to his official Twitter account to place forth a video, referencing April tenth, which is the date when the UFC Vegas 23 occasion will happen. Holland additionally tweeted that he is already accepted the struggle. Marvin Vettori has confirmed the struggle by way of his Instagram account.
Kevin Holland etched his title within the historical past books final 12 months (2020) by incomes 5 consecutive wins contained in the octagon inside a calendar 12 months. Holland is tied with veteran MMA fighters Roger Huerta and Neil Magny for probably the most UFC wins in a calendar 12 months.
Heading into 2021, the overwhelming majority of MMA followers and consultants anticipated Kevin Holland to scale nice heights of success. The Trailblazer aka Huge Mouth was on the cusp of a shot on the UFC middleweight title. The one hurdle that stood between Holland and a shot at UFC gold was perennial middleweight contender Derek Brunson.
Kevin Holland and Derek Brunson confronted off contained in the octagon in a five-round middleweight bout that witnessed Brunson craftily neutralize the damaging Holland. Brunson turned the struggle right into a grappling-heavy affair and outworked the damaging KO artist Holland, en path to a unanimous resolution win.
Kevin Holland faces Marvin Vettori in a battle of really well-rounded UFC middleweights
Derek Brunson is extensively thought to be top-of-the-line grapplers within the UFC middleweight division. Contemplating that, Kevin Holland getting out-grappled by Brunson doesn’t change the truth that Holland nonetheless is without doubt one of the most well-rounded fighters within the division.
The No. 10 ranked UFC middleweight, Kevin Holland, will now struggle the No. 6 ranked Marvin Vettori in a five-round middleweight bout at UFC Vegas 23 on April tenth, 2021. Akin to Kevin Holland, Marvin Vettori has again and again been praised for his well-rounded MMA skill-set.
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