Dalcha Lungiambula vs Puna Soriano set for UFC on ABC 3

UFC on ABC 3 is shaping as much as be fairly an thrilling card, because the UFC has added 14 bouts to the lineup.

UFC on ABC 3 is to go down on July 16, 2022, reside from the UBS Enviornment in Elmont, New York, and is to be headlined by prime featherweight contenders in no. 2 ranked Brian Ortega and no. 3 ranked Yair Rodriguez.

Additionally taking place on the cardboard is a middleweight bout between vicious strikers Dalcha Lungiambula and Punahele Soriano, the matchup we’ll be speaking about as we speak.

Congolese expertise Dalcha Lungiambula got here to the UFC in June of 2019 with a report of 9-1, following four-straight title fights for EFC, which noticed him seize the light-heavyweight, after which heavyweight championships previous to coming over.

Following a third-round TKO victory in his promotional debut, Lungiambula was then matched up with present no. 4 ranked light-heavyweight contender Magomed Ankalaev, who knocked him out, this one ending in spherical three as nicely.

Lungiambula then determined to drop right down to 185 lbs, which fits him higher, as he was an undersized light-heavyweight, and he’d defeat Markus Perez (UD) in his divisional debut earlier than dropping his final two outings to Marc-Andre Barriault (UD) and Cody Brundage (guillotine choke).

Hawaiian native Puna Soriano got here to the UFC not lengthy after Lungiambula, in December of 2019, with a report of 6-0, KO’ing Oskar Piechota in spherical one in all his promotional debut. He’d return 13 months later to do the identical to Dusko Todorovic in an upset, earlier than he additionally dropped his final two to Brendan Allen (UD) and Nick Maximov (SD).

Each of those skills are unimaginable athletes with completely vicious energy.

Of Lungiambula’s eleven wins (11-4), 5 come through knockout with one submission and 5 selections, whereas of Soriano’s eight wins (8-2), 5 come through knockout with two submissions and one choice.

Lungiambula stands 5’10” with a attain of 76”, and Soriano stands 5’11” with a attain of 72”.

Soriano can also be an NCAA Division III All-American, boasting a brown belt in Judo, whereas Lungiambula can also be ranked in Judo, holding a black belt within the artwork. Who do you see popping out of this bout at UFC on ABC 3 the victor?

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