Welterweights Added To UFC Fight Night Gdansk


A welterweight division affair has been added to UFC Fight Night Gdansko as Warlley Alves is going to be in action against Jim Wallhead.

Alves (10-2-0) enters the fight riding a two fight losing streak, having dropped fights to the duo of Bryan Barberena and Kamaru Usman. Alves has won four fights in the UFC prior to the losing streak, most notably defeating Colby Covington at UFC 194. Alves is also a longtime veteran of the Jungle Fight promotion, winning all of the fights he competed at in the promotion.

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Wallhead (29-11-0) is currently winless thus far under the UFC banner, having defeated the duo of Jessin Ayari and Luan Chagas. Wallhead has also won just one of three fights during his short tenure in Bellator MMA, with that lone win coming over UFC veteran Ryan Thomas at Bellator 32. Wallhead’s last win came over a year ago at World Fighting Championships Akhmat 17 in April of 2016, defeating Gennadiy Kovalev by unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night Gdansk takes place on Saturday, October 21 from the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland with Donald Cerrone and Darren Till headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.

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