Report: Two Fights Added To UFC 234, Lando Vannata In Action


A pair of bouts have been added to UFC 234 according to ESPN as Marcos Rosa faces Lando Vannata and Alex Gorgees faces Jalin Turner.  

Rosa (6-4-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so having won four of his last five fights. Rosa has seen four of his ten professional MMA fights go the distance and the fighter has won three of those encounters.

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Vannata (9-3-2) has won a fight in the last two-plus years, with that last victory coming over John Makdessi at UFC 206. Vannata’s last four bouts have not gone the fighter’s way, with two of them being losses and the others being draws.

Gorgees (6-1-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a bout to Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night Adelaide. Gorgees has seen just one of his professional MMA bouts go the distance and that was the aforementioned UFC debut in Adelaide.

Turner (7-4-0) is also winless thus far during his journey through the UFC, dropping a bout to Vicente Luque at UFC 229. Turner also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 12, defeating Max Mustaki by first round TKO.

UFC 234 takes place on Saturday, February 9 from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia with Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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