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Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Chris Daukaus Set for October 1 UFC Event

Jairzinho Rozenstruik, UFC 266 etiquette weigh-in Photo: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press

A promising heavyweight scrap has been booked for the UFC’s October 1, 2022 Fight Night card.

The fall date will see Jairzinho Rozenstruik (12-4) face off against Chris Daukaus (12-5), both heavyweights looking to get back on the winning side. Suriname’s Rozenstruik announced the fight in a video posted to social media on Thursday.

Rozenstruik is currently ranked 9th in the UFC heavyweight division. Doukas is one place behind at No. 10.

Both fighters will compete in back-to-back losses. For Rozenstruik, he trailed Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov, keeping the former at his distance and putting a stop across TKO across from the latter.

Before that, “Bigi Boy” beat Augusto Sakai. Before transitioning to MMA, Rozenstruik was a kickboxer who started his MMA career 10-0, beating stars Andrei Arlovski and Alistair Overeem before losing to Francis Ngannou for the first time in his career.

Doukas also lost back-to-back games, in his games against Bleds and Derrick Lewis. Both fights ended in TKO/KO stoppages.

The UFC’s October 1, 2022 card is expected to take place at the Apex in Las Vegas and announces the following fights:

  • Mackenzie Dunn vs. Yan Xiaonan
  • Leah Wrightson vs Chelsea Chandler
  • Vink Pitcher vs. Jesse Ronson
  • Cheyanne Vlismas and Tabatha Ricci
  • Randy Costa vs. Guido Cannetti
  • Brendan Allen vs. Krzysztof Chotko
  • John Castaneda vs. Daniel Santos
  • Francisco Trinaldo vs. Randy Brown
  • Cody Garbrandt vs. Rani Yahya
  • Raoni Barcelos vs. Treven Jones
  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Chris Daukaus


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