Laureano Staropoli set to fight Phil Rowe at UFC Columbus

Laureano Staropoli

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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