Roman Dolidze Steps In For Dricus Du Plessis In March 20th UFC Bout Against Trevin Giles

Trevin Giles’ March 20th UFC “Fight Night” opponent has changed, as he will be facing Roman Dolidze instead of Dricus Du Plessis, per a report from Nolan King of MMA Junkie.

The new matchup joins a card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

It is not known currently by Du Plessis withdrew from what would have been his second UFC appearance.

Dolidze steps into the short-notice fight looking for his third UFC win. He picked up two wins under the promotion last year, stopping Khadis Ibragimov within a round and fighting to scorecards against John Allan.

Giles will be wagering a two-fight win streak on the 20th. His last bout saw him stop Bevon Lewis in the third round with strikes.

UFC middleweights Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland are currently scheduled to headline the UFC card. Here is the lineup as it stands at the moment.

Bout 10: Derek Brunson (21-7) vs. Kevin Holland (21-5) (Middleweight)

Bout 9: Max Griffin (16-8) vs. Song Kenan (16-5) (Welterweight)

Bout 8: Adrian Yanez (12-3) vs. Gustavo Lopez (12-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 7: Cheyanne Buys (5-1) vs. Kay Hansen (7-4) (Strawweight)

Bout 6: Julia Avila (8-2) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (9-4-1) (Bantamweight)

Bout 5: Leonardo Santos (18-3-1) vs. Grant Dawson (16-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 4: Tai Tuivasa (11-3) vs. Don’Tale Mayes (8-4) (Heavyweight)

Bout 3: Johnny Eduardo (28-12) vs. Anthony Birchak (15-7) (Bantamweight)

Bout 2: Gregor Gillespie (13-1) vs. Brad Riddell (9-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 1: Trevin Giles (13-2) vs. Roman Dolidze (8-0) (Middleweight)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s