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UFC Vegas 23: Kevin Holland has been confirmed as Marvin Vettori’s new main event opponent

Kevin Holland has been confirmed as Marvin Vettori’s new main event opponent for UFC Vegas 23.

Vettori’s unique opponent, Darren Till, withdrew from the struggle a couple of days again as a result of an damage. Kevin Holland is now stepping in on quick discover to switch Till and struggle Vettori.

MMA journalist Marcel Dorff reported that, per the Vettori podcast, Marvin Vettori’s struggle towards Kevin Holland will certainly be going down at UFC Vegas 23.

Kevin Holland’s most up-to-date struggle was a unanimous resolution loss towards Derek Brunson at UFC on ESPN: Brunson vs. Holland (March 2021). On the opposite hand, Marvin Vettori’s most up-to-date struggle was a unanimous resolution win over Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN: Hermansson vs. Vettori (December 2020).

Kevin Holland has taken to his official Twitter account to place forth a video, referencing April tenth, which is the date when the UFC Vegas 23 event will happen. Holland additionally tweeted that he is already accepted the struggle. Marvin Vettori has confirmed the struggle through his Instagram account.

Kevin Holland etched his title within the historical past books final yr (2020) by incomes 5 consecutive wins contained in the octagon inside a calendar yr. Holland is tied with veteran MMA fighters Roger Huerta and Neil Magny for essentially the most UFC wins in a calendar yr.

Heading into 2021, the overwhelming majority of MMA followers and specialists anticipated Kevin Holland to scale nice heights of success. The Trailblazer aka Big Mouth was on the cusp of a shot on the UFC middleweight title. The solely hurdle that stood between Holland and a shot at UFC gold was perennial middleweight contender Derek Brunson.

Kevin Holland and Derek Brunson confronted off contained in the octagon in a five-round middleweight bout that witnessed Brunson craftily neutralize the harmful Holland. Brunson turned the struggle right into a grappling-heavy affair and outworked the harmful KO artist Holland, en path to a unanimous resolution win.

Kevin Holland faces Marvin Vettori in a battle of really well-rounded UFC middleweights

Kevin Holland (left); Marvin Vettori (right)
Kevin Holland (left); Marvin Vettori (proper)

Derek Brunson is broadly regarded as the most effective grapplers within the UFC middleweight division. Considering that, Kevin Holland getting out-grappled by Brunson doesn’t change the truth that Holland nonetheless is likely one of the most well-rounded fighters within the division.

The No. 10 ranked UFC middleweight, Kevin Holland, will now struggle the No. 6 ranked Marvin Vettori in a five-round middleweight bout at UFC Vegas 23 on April tenth, 2021. Akin to Kevin Holland, Marvin Vettori has repeatedly been praised for his well-rounded MMA skill-set.

Which fighter do you see rising victorious within the Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori matchup? Sound off within the feedback.

Published 02 Apr 2021, 05:12 IST

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