A lightweight matchup between two talented grapplers has been added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. Ivan Jorge looks to put his seven fight win streak on the line when he faces Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion and Ultimate Fighter: Brazil alum Rodrigo Damm (pictured).
Jorge will be making his second appearance inside the UFC octagon, after beating Keith Wisniewski in a welterweight fight by unanimous decision in September. Jorge now makes his return to lightweight against Damm.
After signing with the UFC, Damm went on to defeat Anistavio Medeiros and Mizuto Hirota, while also dropping a split decision loss to Antonio Carvalho. Damm now looks to improve his UFC record to 3-1 with a victory over Jorge.
UFC Fight Night 36 is set to take place on Feb. 15 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
With this addition, the UFC Fight Night 36 card is as follows:
Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi
Francis Carmont vs. Ronaldo Souza
Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
Viscardi Andrade vs. Nicholas Musoke
Andy Ogle vs. Charles Oliveira
Jesse Ronson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Thiago Tavares vs. Zubair Tuhugov
Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge