Kevin Holland enters to face Marvin Vettori in the UFC on the main event of ABC 2
After considering a possible transition to welterweight, no. 10th-ranked Kevin Holland will compete in the second major tournament in three weeks, taking the No. 1 spot. 6th welterweight Marvin Vettori at the UFC main event on ABC 2.
The Netherlands replaces the injured Darren Till. The no. The 5th middleweight was forced to lift on Tuesday after suffering a broken neck.
Just eight minutes after Vettori sent a disgruntled tweet in response to Till quitting the race, Holland responded on Twitter with the trademark phrase, “call big mouth”.
– Kevin Holland (@ Trailblaze2top) March 30, 2021
Vettori replied encouragingly, shortly afterwards saying “let’s go”.
– Marvin Vettori (@MarvinVettori) March 30, 2021
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This race will be the seventh race in the Netherlands in just 11 months. The “Trailblazer” was in five wins, before losing the decision of five rounds to no. 4 ranked middleweight Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Vegas 22.
The Netherlands now has the opportunity to rise even higher in the middleweight rankings.
Vettori, on the other hand, is on a four-game winning streak, with his latest defeat coming as a separate decision from none other than UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
“The Italian Dream” comes from a quick warning victory that determines the career on no. 7th middle class Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16.
Vegas’ current odds for the main event for the UFC on ABC 2 currently have Vettori as the favorite -275, while the Netherlands is as +220 underdogs (via Bovada).
While Vettori had a chance to rise in the middleweight division with his broken fight against Darren Till, one could imagine that the Italian middleweight is certainly happy to have the opportunity to fight against one of the most interesting characters in the world. has seen the UFC in his recent memory of Kevin Holland.
The UFC at ABC 2 takes place April 10 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.