More than one sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Preventing on Monday with verbal agreements in scheme from every athletes. Whereas contracts comprise no longer been issued, it’s anticipated that the fight will lag down on Oct. 2, despite the indisputable truth that that date would possibly per chance well potentially trade looking on the UFC’s plans.
Following a blistering 5-0 poke in 2020 capped off by a just staunch looking knockout over former middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Holland suffered support-to-support losses in his two most modern fights in opposition to Marvin Vettori and Derek Brunson.
Each of those defeats got here basically after Holland used to be save on his support and out-wrestled, which led the earlier Contender Series former to glance out extra support whereas working alongside former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier and the team at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif.
Now Holland attempts to fetch support heading in the right direction whereas going thru an advanced prospect in Daukaus, who right now sports a 1-2 file in the UFC with a buy over Dustin Stoltzfus and losses to Brendan Allen and Phil Hawes.
Ahead of his debut in the UFC, Daukaus used to be undefeated with a finest 8-0 file whereas competing in promotions corresponding to Cage Fury Preventing Championships and Ring of Fight.
Daukaus glance the largest buy of his profession when he faces off in opposition to Holland on the Oct. 2 match, which is predicted to be headlined by gentle heavyweights Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker.