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Curtis Blaydes vs Sergei Pavlovich Headlines UFC Event on April 22

The UFC has announced another exciting matchup, with heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Sergei Pavlovich set to go head-to-head in a fight that is sure to have fans on the edge of their seats. The two heavyweights will headline a UFC Fight Night event on April 22.

The fight has its importance as it might crown a new no.1 contender in the heavyweight division. The UFC rankings now list Pavlovich and Blaydes at Nos. 3 and 4, respectively, which increases the significance of their five-round fight in April.

Blaydes, who hails from the United States, has an impressive overall record of 17 wins and 3 losses and has been a dominant force in the division for several years. He has been vying for the heavyweight belt for some time nowadays because he steadily has climbed upward in the rankings. Tom Aspinall, a British heavyweight who had just suffered a severe knee injury, was the opponent in his most recent victory. Before that, Blaydes defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Chris Daukaus in quick succession.

Russian-born Pavlovich has an overall record of 17 wins and 1 defeat. In the past few years, he has been dominating the division in the UFC. The Russian fighter has won five straight matches by first-round knockout. Pavlovich hasn't lost in five outings to the octagon following dropping his UFC introduction against Alistair Overeem in late 2018. Most recently, in December, the 30-year-old defeated Tai Tuivasa in just 54 seconds.

Fans of the UFC will undoubtedly be excited to see how this matchup plays out. With both fighters known for their aggressive style and ability to finish fights, this fight is sure to be action-packed from start to finish.

The UFC has not yet announced the location for this event, but fans can expect it to be a high-energy affair with plenty of excitement both inside and outside the octagon. As we get closer to April 22, expect more details to emerge about this highly anticipated matchup, including predictions from analysts and fighters, and pre-fight press conferences.

In the meantime, fans can look forward to the rest of the UFC's packed schedule, with events happening around the world in the coming weeks and months. As always, the UFC continues to bring the best fighters in the world to compete on the biggest stage in MMA.


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