The Ultimate Fighting Championships will celebrate their 20th anniversary on November 16, with UFC 167 taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada; headlined by Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks challenging Georges “Rush” St. Pierre for the UFC Welterweight title.
Undisclosed injuries have knocked Vaughan Lee (13-9-1) out of UFC 167 and delayed the promotional debut of Aleksandra Albu (5-0), that was scheduled for UFC Fight Night 33.
The UFC has reportedly signed the RFA Flyweight champion Sergio Pettis (9-0) who is expected to be welcomed to the octagon by Vaughn Lee (13-9-1) in a Bantamweight contest at UFC 167.
RFA 8 took place on Friday June 21 at The Rave Eagles Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event was expected to see Sergio Pettis vs. Jeff Curran, but with Curran sideline by injury Sergio Pettis instead battles Dillard Pegg; with the winner being crowned the inaugural RFA Flyweight champion. Full Results below…