Veteran heavyweight Ben Rothwell will return to the Octagon on March 13th, a place not yet determined by UFC officials.
According to the report from combat, “Big Ben” will return to action against former PFL heavyweight champion Philipe Lins (14-5 MMA).
Rothwell (38-13 MMA) will participate in the contest with the aim of rebounding. This was after a unanimous retreat to Marcin Tybura in a recent effort this October.
Before that setback, Ben Rothwell and Ovince Saint Preux Stefan Struve Each.
Meanwhile, Philip Lins wants to win his first career UFC victory when playing against “Big Ben” on March 13.
Rinse fought twice under the UFC flag, but Andrei Arlovski’s decision receded. Octagon Debuted, then knocked out to Tanner Bozer in June this year in Las Vegas.
The event on March 13 will feature a major welterweight match in which top candidate Leon Edwards will play Khamzat Chimaev, who is expected to skyrocket.
It’s not yet clear where the Ben Rothwell vs. Philip Lins match will end on the fight card. However, the contest should appear on the main card in the evening.
Get the current lineup of UFC Fight Nights – March 13 Fight Cards below (via MMAJunkie):
- Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev
- Davey Grant vs. Jonathan Martinez
- Matthew Semels Burger vs. Jason Whit
- Jin Yu Frey vs. Gloria de Paula
- Ryan Hall vs. Dan Ige
- Philip Rinse vs. Ben Rothwell
- Eryk Anders vs. Darren Stewart
- Gram Kutaterase vs. Don Madge
- Steve Garcia vs. Charles Jourdain
- Ricardo Ramos vs. Zubaira Tsukugov
- Ray Rodriguez vs. Rani Yahya
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