Heavyweights Jairzinho Rozenstruick and Marcin Tybura will attempt to get back into the win column when they meet at UFC’s February 26th “Fight Night” card. News of the fight was first confirmed by Marcel Dorff of Eurosport on Sunday.
The fight joins a card that is expected to take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Tybura had an extensive winning streak broken in his last appearance, as Alexander Volkov went three rounds for a unanimous decision victory over him in the Fall. Prior to then, he scored five consecutive wins between 2020 and 2021.
Rozenstruick has won two of his past five bouts, with the losses coming against some of the best names at heavyweight.
Rozenstruick last appeared in September, where he lost a unanimous decision to former title challenger Curtis Blaydes. Three months before then, Rozenstruick stopped Augusto Sakai in the first round of main event “Fight Night” card.
Lightweights Beneil Dariush and Islam Makhachev are currently expected to headline UFC’s February 26th card. Here is how the lineup looks at the moment:
Bout 11: Beneil Dariush (21-4-1) vs. Islam Makhachev (21-1) (Lightweight)
Bout 10: Jinh Yu Frey (11-6) vs. Hannah Goldy (6-2) (Strawweight)
Bout 9: Arman Tsarukyan (17-2) vs. Joel Alvarez (19-2) (Lightweight)
Bout 8: Makhmud Muradov (25-7) vs. Misha Cirkunov (15-7) (Middleweight)
Bout 7: Terrance McKinney (11-3) vs. Fares Ziam (12-3) (Lightweight)
Bout 6: Ryan Spann (19-7) vs. Ion Cutelaba (16-6-1) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 5: Ignacio Bahamondes (12-4) vs. Rongzhu (18-4) (Lightweight)
Bout 4: Victor Altamirano (10-1) vs. Carlos Hernandez (7-1) (Flyweight)
Bout 3: Gregory Rodrigues (11-3) vs. Armen Petrosyan (6-1) (Middleweight)
Bout 2: Alejandro Perez (22-8-1) vs. Jonathan Martinez (14-4) (Bantamweight)
Bout 1: Jairzinho Rozenstruick (12-3) vs. Marcin Tybura (22-7) (Heavyweight)