Two fights have been added to UFC Fight Night 103 as a bantamweight bout between Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes and a women’s strawweight bout between Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Nina Ansaroff have been added to the card in Phoenix.
UFC Fight Night 103 will be held on January 15, 2017, at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.
Saenz (10-4 MMA) went 3-0 in his first three UFC contests with wins over Sirwan Kakai, Iuri Alcântara and Nolan Ticman. However, in his last two bouts he has been unsuccessful, with losses to Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland.
Mendes (5-1 MMA) lost his UFC debut on short notice against bantamweight title challenger Cody Garbrandt via first round KO. Prior to the loss, Mendes was unbeaten in his pro career with five straight wins.
Jones-Lybarger (6-3 MMA) was signed to the UFC after winning the RFA strawweight title at RFA 31 against Zoila Frausto. Being thrown to the wolves straight away after being signed to the promotion, Jones-Lybarger has suffered a late notice loss to Tecia Torres and a unanimous decision to Randa Markos.
Ansaroff (6-5 MMA) also lost her first two bouts in the UFC. a unanimous decision loss to Juliana Lima at
UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux was followed by another decision loss to Justine Kish at UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit.
Check out the full fight card below:
Yair Rodríguez vs. B.J. Penn
Joe Lauzon vs. Marcin Held
Court McGee vs. Ben Saunders
Bryan Caraway vs. Jimmie Rivera
Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis
Viktor Pešta vs. Damian Grabowski
Erik Koch vs. Tony Martin
Devin Powell vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Walt Harris vs. Chase Sherman
Joachim Christensen vs. Bojan Mihajlović
Cyril Asker vs. Dmitri Smoliakov
Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Nina Ansaroff