Bantamweight winning streaks will collide on March 26th, as Montel Jackson and Danaa Batgerel will meet on a UFC card. The new pairing was confirmed by Jackson’s management team, Iridium Sports Agency, on Tuesday.
The matchup is part of a “Fight Night” card that is set to happen at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Batgerel has strung together a strong winning streak whilst in the UFC. While he lost his promotional debut, he has since scored three first-round victories. His last appearance was in October, where he stopped Brandon Davis in just over two minutes with strikes.
Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz is set to face ranked contender Aleksandar Rakic in the main event of UFC’s March 26th card. The show looks like this currently:
Bout 6: Jan Blachowicz (28-9) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (14-2) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 5: Michelle Waterson (18-9) vs. Amanda Ribas (11-2) (Strawweight)
Bout 4: Tucker Lutz (12-2) vs. Choi Seung-woo (10-4) (Featherweight)
Bout 3: Sara McMann (12-6) vs. Karol Rosa (15-3) (Bantamweight)
Bout 2: Askar Askarov (14-0-1) vs. Kai Kara-France (23-9) (Flyweight)
Bout 1: Montel Jackson (11-2) vs. Danaa Batgerel (10-2) (Bantamweight)