Multiple Fights Added To UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh


Five more fights have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh card as #10 Krzysztof Jotko faces #14 Uriah Hall, #12 Kamaru Usman faces Sergio Moraes, Justin Ledet faces Dmitry Sosnovskiy, Gilbert Burns faces Jason Saggo and Anthony Hamilton faces Daniel Spitz.

Jotko (19-2-0) has won five of his last six under the UFC banner, with some notable wins coming over Thales Leites and Tamdan McCrory. Jotko is also looking to rebound from his first loss in three years, which came to David Branch at UFC 211.

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Hall (12-8-0) enters the fight riding a three fight losing streak, having dropped fights to Robert Whittaker, Derek Brunson and Gegard Mousasi. Hall was also a finalist on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 17, losing to Kelvin Gastelum in the reality show finals.

Usman (10-1-0) is currently undefeated this far during his time in the UFC, last defeating Sean Strickland at UFC 210. Usman was also the winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 21, defeating Hayder Hassan in the reality show finals.

Moraes (12-2-1) enters the fight on the strength of a six fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost five years. Moraes was a finalist on the UFC Ultimate Fighter Brazil 1 where he lost to Cezar Ferreira in the reality show finals.

Ledet (8-0-0-1NC) has already earned two victories during his UFC tenure, having defeated the duo of Chase Sherman and Mark Godbeer. Ledet also competed in the Legacy Fighting Championships, fighting Brice Ritani-Coe to a no contest after an accidental eye poke.

Sosnovskiy (10-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and he is also competing for the first time in over two years. Sosnovskiy has only seen two of his ten professional MMA fights go past the opening round.

Burns (11-2-0) has won just one of his last three under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Lukasz Sajewski at UFC Fight Night 90. Burns has only seen three of his professional MMA fights go the distance, the fight lost two of those three bouts.

Saggo (12-3-0) has won two of his last three fights in the promotion, with those two wins coming over Justin Salas and Leandro Silva. Saggo is going to be competing for the first time in almost a year, as his last bout in the promotion came at UFC 206 this past December.

Hamilton (15-7-0) enters the fight riding a two fight losing streak, dropping fights to Marcel Fortuna and Francis Ngannou. Hamilton is also a former Maximum Fighting Championships Heavyweight Champion, a belt he won in 2014.

Spitz (5-1-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a fight to Mark Godbeer at UFC 209. Spitz also fought former UFC heavyweight fighter Wesley Correia in 2016, defeating the UFC veteran by unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh takes place on Saturday, September 16 from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Luke Rockhold and David Branch headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.

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