Brown vs. Gastelum Headlines UFC Fight Night 79


The Ultimate Fighting Championships have announced that they will be back in Mexico for UFC Fight Night 79 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, with a Welterweight main event of Matt “The Immortal” Brown (20-13) against TUF season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (11-1).

Brown who is the number 5 ranked UFC Welterweight is 8-2 in his last 10 coming off a UFC 189, 1st round submission of Tim Means. This will be Brown’s 3rd main event fight with a TKO of Erick Silva and a decision loss to Robbie Lawler.

Gastelum is 6-1 inside the octagon. Gastelum will return to Welterweight after a trip to Middleweight at UFC 188 defeating Nate Marquardt (tko). The trip up a weight class was forced by the UFC as Gastelum as looked bad and had troubles reaching the 171 lbs Welterweight limit.

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