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Preview: UFC 229’s Holtzman vs. Patrick

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Scott Holtzman will face Alan Patrick (Alan Patrick Silva Alves) in a lightweight bout to begin the preliminary card at UFC 229. The bout will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

The 35-year-old Holtzman is 11-2 in his MMA career. The Knoxville, Tennessee native has won six fights by decision. He also won three more by knockout and two wins by submission.

MMA fighter Scott Holtzman raising his hands after fighting Darrell Horcher

Scott Holtzman after fighting Darrell Horcher (Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Both of his losses were by decision.

The 5-foot-9, 155-pound fighter is on a two-fight win streak. He defeated Darrell Horcher in his last fight at UFC Fight Night 123 on December 9th, 2017. He won the fight by unanimous decision.

He also defeated Michael McBride at UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22nd, 2017. He also won that decision by unanimous decision.

Holtzman has not been defeated since he lost to Josh Emmett at UFC on FOX 22 on December 17th, 2016. Both of his losses have come in his last six fights.

Patrick, who is also 35-years-old, is 15-1 in his MMA career. The Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil native has won nine of his bouts by decision. He also won four fights by knockout and two more by submission.

His only loss came via a knockout to Mairbek Taisumov by a TKO (Head Kick and Punches) on June 20th, 2015.

He has won three straight bouts after the loss to Taisumov. He first defeated Damien Brown at UFC Fight Night 85 on March 19th, 2016 via a unanimous decision.

He also won a unanimous decision over Steven Ray at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24th, 2016. He added another unanimous decision win over Damir Hadzovic at UFC Fight Night 125 on February 3rd, 2018.


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