Anthony Pettis returns to lightweight against Jim Miller at UFC 213

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 05: Anthony Pettis poses on the scale after weighing in during the UFC 181 weigh-in inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

A lightweight clash between former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Jim Miller has been added to added to UFC 213.

UFC 213 will be held on July 8, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

Brazilian news outlet Globo announced the bout.

The event will take place during the UFC’s annual International Fight Week.

A UFC Bantamweight Championship bout between current champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion T.J. Dillashaw is currently featured as the main event of the evening.

More on this fight to follow.

 

With this news, UFC 213 now looks like this:

Cody Garbrandt (c) vs. T.J. Dillashaw for the UFC Bantamweight title
Fabrício Werdum vs. Alistair Overeem
Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone
Travis Browne vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk
Daniel Omielańczuk vs. Curtis Blaydes
Thiago Santos vs. Gerald Meerschaert
Anthony Pettis vs. Jim Miller

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