Sam Alvey shall be searching for his first octagon win in additional than three years when he meets Ian Heinisch.
Alvey (33-16-1 MMA, 10-11-1 UFC) takes on Heinisch (14-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC) on Feb. 5 at UFC Fight Night in an occasion that doesn’t but have a publicly recognized venue or location. Heinisch confirmed the information on his social media after an preliminary report from MMA Fighting.
Winless in his previous seven journeys to the octagon, Alvey hasn’t had his hand raised since edging out Gian Villante in June 2018. The Season 16 “Ultimate Fighter” alum’s seven-fight winless skid is the second longest in UFC historical past, solely behind Hall of Famer B.J. Penn (eight).
Meanwhile, Heinisch can even look to snap his dropping skid. After scoring a first-round TKO of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC 250, the Dana White’s Contender Series alum has dropped two straight to Kelvin Gastelum and most lately Nassourdine Imavov in July at UFC on ESPN 27.
With the addition, the present Feb. 5 lineup contains:
- Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Chidi Njokuani
- Phil Rowe vs. Jason Witt
- Jailton Almeida vs. Danilo Marques
- John Castaneda vs. Miles Johns
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Mike Trizano
- Sam Alvey vs. Ian Heinisch