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Chris Curtis steps up to rematch Brendan Allen at UFC Vegas 90 after replacing Marvin Vettori

Stepping up on short notice, Chris Curtis is set to rematch Brendan Allen in the main event of UFC Vegas 90. The unexpected change came after Marvin Vettori had to pull out of the fight against Allen. In response, Allen called out other middleweights like Jared Cannonier and Robert Whittaker on Instagram.

Surprisingly, Chris Curtis has agreed to replace Vettori and will face Allen for the second time at the UFC Apex on April 6. This announcement was made by the UFC on social media, setting the stage for an exciting rematch.

Brendan Allen vs. Chris Curtis Rematch

The initial encounter between Curtis and Allen took place at UFC Vegas 44 in December 2021. Coming in as a replacement for Roman Dolidze, Curtis secured a surprising TKO victory in the second round, marking only his second UFC fight.

Since their first showdown, Allen has gone on an impressive six-fight winning streak, while Curtis has accumulated a record of 3-2 and one No Contest.

Fighter Profiles

Brendan Allen boasts a record of 23-5 and is currently on a six-fight winning streak. In his most recent bout, he secured a submission victory over Paul Craig. With a ranking of sixth in the middleweight division, Allen has notable wins over Kevin Holland, Andre Muniz, and Tom Breese.

On the other hand, Chris Curtis holds a record of 31-10 and one No Contest. His most recent victory was a split decision win over Marc-Andre Barriault at UFC 297. Curtis is ranked 14th in the middleweight division and has notable victories over Allen, Rodolfo Vieira, Joaquin Buckley, and Phil Hawes.

UFC Vegas 90 Fight Card

Alongside the highly anticipated rematch between Allen and Curtis, UFC Vegas 90 features a stacked lineup of exciting fights:

  • Brendan Allen vs. Chris Curtis
  • Norma Dumont vs. Germaine de Randamie
  • Alexander Hernandez vs. Damon Jackson
  • Heili Alateng vs. Victor Hugo
  • Charlie Campbell vs. Trevor Peek
  • Lukasz Brzeski vs. Valter Walker
  • Ignacio Bahamondes vs. Christos Giagos
  • Nora Cornolle vs. Melissa Mullins
  • Cynthia Calvillo vs. Piera Rodriguez
  • Dan Argueta vs. Jean Matsumoto
  • Court McGee vs. Alex Morono
  • Morgan Charriere vs. Jose Marsical
  • Cesar Almeida vs. Dylan Budka

With the stage set for an action-packed event, UFC Vegas 90 promises to deliver thrilling matchups and potential upsets. Stay tuned for what is sure to be an unforgettable night of fights.

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