MMA Junkie first reported the fight.
Kilburn (8-3-0) is winless thus far under the UFC banner, having dropped a bout to Billy Quarantillo at UFC Fight Night Washington DC. Kilburn also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 16, dropping a fight to Bobby Moffett. Kilburn is going to be fighting for the first time in over a year, as his last bout happened in December of 2019.
Lingo (7-1-0) is also winless thus far during his UFC journey, dropping a bout to Youssef Zalal at UFC 247. Lingo hasn’t picked up a victory in over a year, with his last win coming over Chris Hatley Jr. at LFA 73 in August of 2019. Lingo has competed eight times as a professional MMA fighter and three of those encounters went the distance.
The yet to be announced UFC card is set for Saturday, January 16 from a location to be announced and with a main event to be announced. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.
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