With the month of January now over for the UFC, followers of the promotion will probably be wanting ahead to February, which has a complete of 4 occasions scheduled.
With numerous excellent-sounding bouts, in addition to a serious title battle, on faucet for February, the second month of 2022 guarantees to be an enormous one for the UFC.
Whether or not or not any of those fights will go down as classics and even be remembered by the point 2022 involves an finish is anybody’s guess, however there’s positively a lot to look ahead to.
With that in thoughts, listed below are 5 nice UFC fights to look ahead to in February.
#5. UFC middleweight bout: Jared Cannonier vs. Derek Brunson
Present middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is about to defend his title in the principle occasion of UFC 271 in opposition to Robert Whittaker. If ‘The Final Stylebender’ can get previous the Australian for a second time, his subsequent foe might nicely be selected the occasion’s undercard.
That undercard sees Jared Cannonier face off in opposition to Derek Brunson. Not solely is that this a gathering of two of the highest contenders on this planet at 185 kilos, it’s additionally a conflict of two of probably the most explosive males within the division, too.
A former heavyweight, Cannonier’s punching energy has so far translated remarkably nicely to middleweight. Since his transfer to the burden class, ‘The Killa Gorilla’ has gone 4-1 within the octagon, stopping David Department, Jack Hermansson and Anderson Silva, together with his solely loss coming to Whittaker.
Brunson, in the meantime, has loads of spotlight reel finishes of his personal, together with KO’s of Uriah Corridor and Edmen Shahbazyan. He’s at present on a five-fight win streak, together with his most up-to-date victory coming over Darren Until.
Whether or not Brunson will wish to threat exchanging photographs with the highly effective Cannonier or whether or not he’ll look to wrestle him is the most important query thrown up by this battle. Both manner, the winner will doubtless demand a title shot in 2022.
So with these sorts of stakes on provide, this conflict is a must-see for any fan.