Pickett vs. Briones and Grant vs Vera added to UFC’s return to London

Two more bouts have been added to the UFC’s eagerly anticipated return to London as Brad Pickett will take on Henry Briones and Davey Grant will face Chito Vera. The UFC announced both bout via twitter on Monday.

UFC Fight Night 83 will be held on February 27, 2016 at the The O2 Arena in London, England. The event will be the eighth that the promotion has hosted in London and the fifth held at The O2 Arena.

Brad Pickett will face Mexican Henry Briones in his home city of London. Both Pickett and Briones are coming off loses at UFC 189. Pickett was knocked out by Thomas Almeida whilst Briones suffered a decision loss to Cody Garbrandt.

Davey Grant has not been seen since his TUF Finale submission loss to Chris Holdsworth in 2013. Vera enters this bout coming off of a win over Roman Salazar at UFC Fight Night 73 in August.

UFC Fight Night 83 currently looks like this.

Michael Bisping vs. Gegard Mousasi
Mike Wilkinson vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Norman Parke vs. Rustam Khabilov
Tom Breese vs. Keita Nakamura
Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones
Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera


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