Junior dos Santos had shocked followers following a surprising bodily transformation forward of declaring his intention to face Jon Jones. However, it appears as if his bow at 205, just isn’t set to occur for some time. As per studies, ‘Cigano’ is about to compete at Heavyweight but once more and can characteristic at UFC 252.

Junior dos Santos set to have a large battle at UFC 252

As per Combate and BJPENN.com, the Brazilian fighter will return to the Octagon for the primary time since January. Right here, ‘Cigano’ misplaced to Curtis Blaydes through 2nd spherical TKO on the major occasion of UFC Battle Evening: Blaydes vs Dos Santos.

Junior Dos Santos 

It was his second consecutive TKO defeat, having misplaced in the identical method to Francis Ngannou final June. To his credit score, ‘Cigano’ is the one considered one of ‘The Predator’s final four opponents to have made it previous the one minute mark. 

He faces sixth ranked Heavyweight contender Jairzinho Rozenstruik who tasted defeat for the primary time in his MMA profession at UFC 249. ‘Bigi Boy’ felt the wrath of Francis Ngannou and went down in 20 seconds after taking an unlimited punch. He will probably be trying to recapture the momentum he had generated with a TKO and three straight KO wins earlier than that. ‘Bigi Boy’ beat Junior Albini, Allen Crowder, Andrei Arlovski, and Alistair Overeem in 2019.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Nonetheless, the battle is not going to be the principle attraction as UFC 252 will even see the long-awaited Cormier-Miocic trilogy. Primarily based on the challenger’s feedback all by the spring it is going to be his swansong. However, neither Dos Santos nor Rozenstruik can stake a declare for the belt subsequent. It’s because ‘The Predator’ is essentially anticipated to be the following contender. Nonetheless, each of them will probably be wanting to get again into the win column. 

‘Cigano’ appears fitter and meaner, and will probably be trying to lastly declare the report for many KO wins within the UFC Heavyweight division. At current, he’s tied with Derrick Lewis and Cain Velasquez at 10. 

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