Juilo Arce (13-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) was found on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, where he stopped Peter “The Joker” Petties (5-3 MMA) via second round Techincal Knockout. Coming into this bout, Arce was a Ring Of Combat Featherweight Champion with two title defences. His only losses of his MMA career both came to UFC fighter Brian “Boom” Kelleher (18-8 MMA, 2-1 UFC) Firstly by Majoirty Decision, and secondly via Third round submission. Arce is on a 5 fight win streak.
Dan “Dynamite” Ige (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) was also found on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, where he won by third round submission over Cuban Native Luis “El Tigre” Gomez (6-1 MMA). Ige’s only MMA loss came in his third professional fight where he dropped a spilt Decision to Japense veteran Taichi Nakajima (12-9-1 MMA) back at Pancrase 272. Ige is on a 6 fight win streak.
UFC 220: Miocic vs Ngannou is on January 20th, in Boston. It will be the UFC’s first Pay Per View of the year.