Former PFL Champ Philipe Lins To Face Ben Rothwell At March 13th UFC Event

Heavyweights Philipe Lins and Ben Rothwell have been booked to fight at UFC’s March 13th “Fight Night” event. The bout was first reported by Raphael Marinho of Combate.

The fight joins a card that does not have a confirmed location at the moment.

Lins has yet to win since joining the UFC in 2020. The 2018 PFL Heavyweight Champion has taken a decision loss to Andrei Arlovski and a stoppage loss to Tanner Boser since he joined the roster.

Rothwell, a veteran of the division, will be returning after taking a decision loss against Marcin Tybura in October. With over a decade of experience in the UFC now, Rothwell has a promotional record of eight wins and seven losses.

UFC’s March 13th card is currently scheduled to have a welterweight main event between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev. Here are all of the fights that have been reported for the show so far.

Bout 12: Leon Edwards (18-3) vs. Khamzat Chimaev (9-0) (Welterweight)

Bout 11: Jonathan Martinez (13-3) vs. Davey Grant (10-4) (Bantamweight)

Bout 10: Jason Witt (18-6) vs. Matthew Semelsberger (7-2) (Welterweight)

Bout 9: Jinh Yu Frey (9-6) vs. Gloria de Paula (5-2) (Strawweight)

Bout 8: Jairzinho Rozenstruick (11-1) vs. Ciryl Gane (7-0) (Heavyweight)

Bout 7: Dan Ige (14-3) vs. Ryan Hall (8-1) (Featherweight)

Bout 6: Eryk Anders (13-5) vs. Darren Stewart (12-6) (Middleweight)

Bout 5: Guram Kutataldze (12-2) vs. Don Madge (9-3-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 4: Zubaira Tukhugov (19-5-1) vs. Ricardo Ramos (14-3) (Featherweight)

Bout 3: Charles Jourdain (10-3-1) vs. Steve Garcia (11-4) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Rani Yahya (26-10-1) vs. Ray Rodriguez (16-7) (Bantamweight)

Bout 1: Ben Rothwell (38-13) vs. Philipe Lins (14-5) (Heavyweight)

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