A featherweight tilt has been added to UFC’s return to Chicago as Godofredo Pepey vs. Darren Elkins has been added to UFC on FOX 20. The bout was orignally announced by Globo.
UFC on Fox 20 will be held on July 23, 2016 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Pepey (12-3 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three fight winning streak in one of the UFC’s deepest divisions. A highlight reel flying knee KO at UFC Fight Night 38 over Noad Lahat was followed up by a submission win over Dashon Johnson at UFC Fight Night 81. His most recent win came against Team Alpha Male’s Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night 62.
Elkins (20-5 MMA) is riding a two fight winning streak of his own. A unanimous decison win over Robert Whiteford in Dublin at UFC Fight Night 76 was followed up most recently by another unanimous decision win over Chas Skelly at UFC 196 in Las Vegas.
With this addition, UFC on FOX 20 now looks like this:
Godofredo Pepey vs. Darren Elkins
Alex Oliveira vs. James Moontasri
George Sullivan vs. Héctor Urbina
Ryan LaFlare vs. Alexander Yakovlev
Luis Henrique vs. Dmitry Smolyakov