Oezdemir (15-3-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to the duo of Daniel Cormier and Anthony Smith. Oezdemir has previously challenged for the UFC Light Heavyweight Title, losing to then champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 220. Oezdemir has picked up fifteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and eleven of them have come by way of KO/TKO.
Reyes (10-0-0) has already picked up four wins in UFC competition, last defeating Ovince St. Preux by unanimous decision at UFC 229. Reyes has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and eight of those bouts ended within the opening round. Reyes also went undefeated as an amateur MMA fighter and four of those wins came via first round finish.
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