Millender (16-3-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated the duo of Thiago Alves and Max Griffin. Millender enters the bout on the strength of an eight fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in over three years. Millender also won two of four in Bellator MMA competition, with those wins coming over the duo of Steven Ciaccio and Johnny Cisneros.
Bahadurzada (24-6-1) enters the contest on the strength of a three fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in over four years. Bahadurzada has suffered a pair of defeats while competing in the UFC, with those losses coming to John Howard and Dong Hyun Kim. Bahadurzada has picked up twenty four wins as a professional MMA fighter and twenty of those wins have come by either KO/TKO or submission.
UFC 232 takes place on Saturday, December 29 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.