Report – Kevin Holland vs. Tim Means Slated For UFC Fight Night Austin On June 18.

    ByRoss Markey

    Apr 29, 2022
    Kevin Holland

    A welterweight matchup between recent division newcomer, Kevin Holland, the weight class staple, Tim Means has been added to a UFC Fight Night Austin event on June 18. from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

    Kevin Holland, who debuted at the welterweight limit back in March at UFC 272, stopped now-promotional alum, Alex Oliveira with second round strikes – landing his first victory since December 2020.

    For Means, the veteran Oklahoma native is currently in the midst of a three-fight winning run, most recently defeating former Cage Warriors welterweight champion, Nicolas Dalby with a unanimous decision at UFC Vegas 30 in June of last year. Holland announced his pairing with Means on his official OnlyFans page

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    22-7(1) as a professional, Riverside, California fan-favorite, Kevin Holland – snapped a run of three outings without a victory at middleweight with March’s knockout win over Brazilian veteran, Oliveira.

    Kevin Holland had previously landed at #11 in the official middleweight rankings

    In his last outing at the weight limit, Kevin Holland battled to an eventual first round official ‘No Contest’ against Kyle Daukaus after suffering an accidental headbutt earlier in the frame. Holland had suffered a pair of losses to both Marvin Vettori, and Derek Brunson prior to his bout with Daukaus.

    In a record-setting 2020, Holland recorded an impressive five straight wins, besting Anthony Hernandez, Joaquin Buckley, Darren Stewart, Charlie Ontiveros, and former middleweight champion, Jacare Souza. 

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    32-12-1() as a professional, Means, who turned 38-years-old back in February, added the above mentioned, Dalby to an impressive run of other triumphs opposite the duo of Mike Perry, and Laureano Staropoli. 

    The former KOTC junior welterweight and lightweight champion has enjoyed two tenures under the UFC banner, first competing back in February 2012. 

    Means has managed to land victories against notable names including Dhiego Lima, Sabah Homasi, Alex Garcia, Ricky Rainey, and one-time welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves during his Octagon tenures. 

    At the time of publication, an official event headliner has yet to be determined by the organization.