According to Argentinian media, Laureano Staropoli has his next opponent. On March 28, 2020 he will share the octagon with a promotional newcomer Phil Rowe. The fight will take place at UFC Columbus in Columbus, Ohio, United States.
Laureano Staropoli will enter the fight with a 9-2-0 ММА | 2-1-0 UFC record (Wins-Losses-Draws), including 7-1-0 in his most recent eight outings. In his last fight against Muslim Salikhov (Russia), the 26-year-old Argentinian he dropped a unanimous decision. The bout took place on October 26, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 162 – Maia vs. Askren. Prior to that, Staropoli took a unanimous decision win over Thiago Alves (Brazil), whom he fought at UFC 237 – Namajunas vs. Andrade on May 11, 2019.
Phil Rowe will be back to action for the first time since earning UFC contract at Dana White’s Contender Series – Season 3, Episode 9 when he scored a third-round TKO win over Leon Shahbazyan in August 2019. The 29-year old will look to pick up an eighth straight victory on March 28, 2020. The American has a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
UFC Columbus is set to take place on March 28, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between ex-challenger Francis Ngannou and a rising contender Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
The current UFC Columbus fight card is as follows:
|Francis Ngannou||Vs||Jairzinho Rozenstruik|
|Carlos Felipe||Vs||Jeff Hughes|
|Cody Garbrandt||Vs||Raphael Assuncao|
|Yorgan De Castro||Vs||Greg Hardy|
|Khalil Rountree||Vs||Sam Alvey|
|Davey Grant||Vs||Louis Smolka|
|Tecia Torres||Vs||Mizuki Inoue|
|Randy Costa||Vs||Martin Day|
|Julianna Pena||Vs||Aspen Ladd|
|Punahele Soriano||Vs||Eric Spicely|
|Matt Brown||Vs||Miguel Baeza|
|Laureano Staropoli||Vs||Phil Rowe|
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