Two rising bantamweights from reverse corners of the globe will meet in Las Vegas with the chance to earn a UFC contract this summer season.
One half of the “The Twin Dragons” Josh Wang-Kim (5-1) will sq. off with EFC bantamweight champion Cameron Saaiman (5-0) on Dana White’s Contender Series, Season 6. Their bout is scheduled for the Aug. 23 installment, DWCS 51.
Two individuals with information of the matchup lately knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement.
Wang-Kim, 29, and his twin brother Josh, make up the skilled MMA duo known as “The Twin Dragons.” The 2 brothers turned heads throughout their beginner careers, as they accrued a mixed report of 28-2 – with 14 wins and one loss apiece. Whereas John has been much less energetic resulting from sudden delays, Josh has completed 4 of his 5 wins. His solely loss got here through disqualification.
Saaiman, 21, made his skilled MMA debut at 19 years outdated. He rapidly shot up the EFC ladder en path to a title clinching win over Sindile Manengela in June. 4 of his 5 skilled victories got here by stoppage.
The up-to-date DWCS 51 card contains:
- Rayanne Amanda vs. Denise Gomes
- Jesus Santos Aguilar vs. Erisson Ferreira
- Eduardo Neves vs. Michael Parkin
- Cameron Saaiman vs. Josh Wang-Kim