UFC Fight Night: Competitor expecting 3 round ‘war’ on Saturday

Ortega vs Rodriguez UFC Fight Night

UFC Fight Night will be returning this weekend, and one of the competitors on the Prelims, Dustin Jacoby, has promised a war for fans watching.

Jacoby comes off of a decision win over Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 272, which is massively impressive as he could barely throw any kicks during the fight due to an ankle injury.

As a former GLORY Kickboxer, a lot like fellow UFC fighters Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya, striking is a huge part of his game, and after being able to rest he is now back to inflict more damage inside the octagon!

Here is what UFC fighter Dustin Jacoby had to say with regards to his upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night from the UBS Arena in Elmont.

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Dustin Jacoby vs Da-un Jung

UFC Fight Night The Korean Zombie v Rodriguez
DENVER, CO – NOVEMBER 10: Yair Rodriguez (blue cuffs) fights Chan Sung Jung (red cuffs) of Korea in their Featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 139 at the Pepsi Center on November 10, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Speaking to BJPenn.com, Jacoby discussed what he is looking forward to when he enters the cage against his opponent during the UFC Fight Night Prelims

He said: “I really like the fight, he’s a strong boxer that likes to throw some heat. I’m a kickboxer and I love the standup battles, it’s a great style for the fans and hopefully, I can get that performance of the night bonus that has been alluding me.

“He is super durable and will give him credit for that. I’m in it for the long haul and I’m ready for a 15-minute war. I see myself coming out on top and may the best man win that night.”

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Dustin Jacoby Next Fight

UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez v Penn
PHOENIX, AZ – JANUARY 15: Yair Rodriguez crawls into the Octagon to fight BJ Penn during the UFC Fight Night event at the at Talking Stick Resort Arena on January 15, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Here is the full fight card for UFC Fight Night on Saturday, July 16th 2022 from the UBS Arena in Elmont, United States according to the official UFC website as of Thursday 14th July 2022:

Prelims

  • Jessica Penne vs Emily Ducote – Women’s Strawweight Bout
  • Phil Rowe vs Abubakar Nurmagomedov – Welterweight Bout
  • Herbert Burns vs Khusein Askhabov – Bantamweight Bout
  • Dwight Grant vs Dustin Stoltzfus – Middleweight Bout
  • Dustin Jacoby vs Da-un Jung – Light Heavyweight Bout
  • Bill Algeo vs Billy Quarantillo – Featherweight Bout
  • Punahele Soriano vs Dalcha Lungaimbula – Middleweight Bout
  • Ricky Simon vs Jack Shore – Bantamweight Bout

Main Card

  • Lauren Murphy vs Miesha Tate – Women’s Flyweight Bout
  • Shane Burgos vs Charles Bourdain – Featherweight Bout
  • Matt Schnell vs Sumudaerji – Flyweight Bout
  • Li Jingliang vs Muslim Salikhov – Welterweight Bout
  • Michelle Waterson vs Amanda Lemos – Women’s Strawweight Bout
  • Brian Ortega vs Yair Rodriguez – Main Event Featherweight Bout

Read More: UFC Fight Night UK Time (Saturday 16th July 2022)

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