UFC 194 gets an intriuging welterweight bout as Warlley Alves is set to take on Colby Covington in a battle of undefeated fighters.
UFC 194 will be held on December 12, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Winner of the third season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil as a middleweight, Alves (10-0) returns four months after a second-round submission win over Nordine Taleb at UFC 190. A training partner of 185-pound contender Ronaldo Souza, Alves is 2-0 since cutting down to welterweight.
Just like Alves, American Top Team’s Covington (8-0) is 3-0 under the UFC banner with a pair of finishes, stopping Anying Wang and Wagner Silva before scoring the biggest win of his professional career in May. It was a unanimous decision victory over 15-fight UFC veteran Mike Pyle.
With this addition UFC 194’s card now looks like this.
José Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor (ic)
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Luke Rockhold
Ronaldo Souza vs. Yoel Romero
Warlley Alves vs. Colby Covington