Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektic added to UFC 209

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A featherweight bout between Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektic has been added to UFC 209.

UFC 209 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on March 4, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

Brazilian website Globo announced the bout.

Bektic (11-0 MMA) is perfect in his UFC run thus far. Two decision wins over Paul Redmond and Chas Skelly was followed by a TKO win over Lucas Martins before submitting Russell Doane at UFC 204 most recently.

Elkins (21-5 MMA) is currently riding a three-fight winning streak following a unanimous decisison loss to Hacran Dias. Three unanimous decision wins over Robert Whiteford, Chas Skelly and Godofredo Pepey have Elkins riding a nice run going into UFC 209.

With this announcement, UFC 209 looks like this:

Iuri Alcântara vs. Luke Sanders
Lando Vannata vs. David Teymur
Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt
Mirsad Bektić vs. Darren Elkins

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