Third time is a charm.
The UFC has rebooked Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones for a third time at UFC Fight Night 108 in London.
UFC Fight Night 108 will be held on March 18, 2017 at the The O2 Arena in London, England.
Pickett was expected to face Henry Briones on 27 February 2016 at UFC Fight Night 84, however, Briones pulled out of the bout and was replaced by Francisco Rivera. Pickett won the back-and-forth fight via split decision
The bout with Henry Briones was rescheduled and expected to take place on 3 September 2016 at UFC Fight Night 93. However, Briones was replaced in early August for undisclosed reasons by Iuri Alcântara.
Pickett and Alcântara was officially then rescheduled to take place a month later at UFC 204 in Manchester. Pickett lost the fight via submission in the first round.
Briones is coming off a third-round spinning back fist KO loss to Douglas Silva de Andrade at UFC Fight Night 98 – Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson.
This bout is expected to Brad Pickett’s retirement fight.
With this bout addition, UFC Fight Night 108 now looks like this:
Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson
Francimar Barroso vs. Darren Stewart
Joseph Duffy vs. Reza Madadi
Marc Diakiese vs. Teemu Packalen
Arnold Allen vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Scott Askham vs. Brad Scott
Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones