Report: Gian Villante Faces Michal Oleksiejczuk At UFC Fight Night Prague

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A light heavyweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night Prague according to The Mac Life as Gian Villante is going to be in action against Michal Oleksiejczuk.

Villante (17-10-0) has won just two of his last five bouts under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over the duo of Ed Herman and Francimar Barroso. Villante has seen his last four fights go the distance and it has been over two years since the fighter got a finish. Villante has suffered ten losses as a professional MMA fighter and six of them have come by way of decision.

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Oleksiejczuk (12-2-0-1NC) has fought once before in the UFC, as a bout against Khalil Rountree at UFC 219 was ruled a no contest after Oleksiejczuk failed a drug test. Oleksiejczuk is a former Thunderstrike Fight League Light Heavyweight Champion, defending the gold until signing with the UFC in 2017. Oleksiejczuk has fought fourteen times as a professional MMA fighter and only three of his bouts went the distance.

UFC Fight Night Prague takes place on Saturday, February 23 from the 02 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic with Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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