Both aiming to get their first UFC win, Jacob Kilburn and Austin Lingo will compete on the promotion’s January 16th card. The matchup was first reported by Farah Hannoun and Nolan King of MMA Junkie.
The location for the event is not known currently.
Kilburn made his UFC debut in December of 2019, being stopped in the second round with a triangle choke from Billy Quarantillo. Prior to the debut, Kilburn had a record of eight wins and two losses on the regional scene.
Lingo’s UFC debut came in February, losing a fight to Youssef Zalal at UFC 247. Lingo previously had a seven-fight undefeated record which included six wins in LFA.
UFC’s January 16th card currently does not have a main event fight reported for it. Here are the bouts which have been reported before.
Bout 5: Ricky Simon (16-3) vs. Brian Kelleher (22-11) (Bantamweight)
Bout 4: Justin Tafa (4-1) vs. Carlos Felipe (9-1) (Heavyweight)
Bout 3: Tim Elliott (16-11-1) vs. Jordan Espinosa (15-8) (Flyweight)
Bout 2: Santiago Ponzinibbio (27-3) vs. Muslim Salikhov (17-2) (Welterweight)
Bout 1: Jacob Kilburn (8-3) vs. Austin Lingo (7-1) (Featherweight)