Both making their returns to the cage, Jessin Ayari and Luigi Vendramini have been matched for the UFC’s October 3rd card. The bout, which will be the first fight for both competitors since 2018, was first reported by Marcelo Barone of Combate.
Abacus entered the UFC in 2016, winning a split decision over Jim Wallhead. He lost his 2017 fight, not being favoured in a decision against Darren Till. His last fight came in October of 2018, losing to Stevie Ray.
Vendramini made his UFC debut in September of 2018, losing to Elizeu Zaleski in the second round due to strikes. The loss ended his eight-fight undefeated record.
Currently set to headline the 11-fight October 3rd card is a five-round battle between Holly Holm and Irene Aldana. The card is expected to take place on “Fight Island” in Yas Island at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Here’s the current lineup.
Bout 10: Holly Holm (13-5) vs. Irene Aldana (12-5) (Bantamweight)
Bout 9: Germaine de Randamie (9-4) vs. Julianna Pena (9-3) (Bantamweight)
Bout 8: Loma Lookboonmee (4-2) vs. Jinh Yu Frey (9-5) (Strawweight)
Bout 7: Yorgan De Castro (6-1) vs. Carlos Felipe (8-1) (Heavyweight)
Bout 6: Carlos Condit (30-13) vs. Court McGee (19-9) (Welterweight)
Bout 5: Casey Kenney (14-2-1) vs. Alatengheili (14-7-1) (Bantamweight)
Bout 4: Tom Breese (11-2) vs. Roman Kopylov (8-1) (Middleweight)
Bout 3: Nicco Montano (4-3) vs. Julia Avila (8-1) (Bantamweight)
Bout 2: Josh Culibao (8-1) vs. Charles Jourdain (10-3) (Featherweight)
Bout 1: Kyler Phillips (7-1) vs. Danaa Batgerel (8-2) (Bantamweight)