LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 06: (LR) Tim Elliott punches Jordan Espinosa in their flyweight fight during the UFC 259 event at UFC APEX on March 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari / Zuffa LLC)
A duel between Weights Flies is in discussion for him UFC Fight Night October 9.
MMA Fighting reported Tuesday afternoon that the UFC is contemplating a match between Tim elliott, number ten in the ranking, and the Brazilian Matheus Nicolau.
Elliott, a former division title challenger, is going through the prime of his second spell with the organization by recording two wins in a row.
The 34-year-old veteran hasn’t fought since UFC 259, where he beat Jordan espinosa by unanimous decision.
Nicolau, semi-finalist of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, comes from reaching three consecutive victories thanks to a split decision against the former champion of Rizin FF, Manel Kape.
The number thirteen in the ranking is 6 – 1 above the octagon.
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