The UFC has announced a new Welterweight bout for UFC Fight Night 33. According to officials, Brian Melancon will take on TUF Smashes winner Robert Whittaker on the undercard. Melancon is looking to rebound from a first round submission loss to Kelvin Gastelum at the last UFC On FOX Sports card in Indianapolis. Whittaker is looking to rebound from split decision loss to Court Mcgee on the same card.
UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot takes place on December 7 at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the main event, Heavyweights Mark Hunt and and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will meet to see who takes a step back up the divisions ladder. In the co main event, Mauricio Shogun Rua will look to rebound from his submission loss to Chael Sonnen when he takes on James Te Huna.
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