Jotko (19-4-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a three fight losing streak, with those losses coming to the trio of David Branch, Uriah Hall and Brad Tavares. Jotko hasn’t picked up a win in almost two years, with that last victory coming over Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 100. Jotko has earned a grand total of nineteen wins as a professional MMA fighter, with twelve of them coming by way of decision.
Yandiev (9-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over three years. Yandiev has yet to go past the first round as a professional MMA fighter, with just one fight lasting over four minutes time. Yandiev also returns to action for the first time in almost three years, with his last bout taking place in October of 2015.
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