A featherweight bout between Dennis Bermudez and Darren Elkins has been added to the upcoming UFC on FOX 25 card in Long Island, New York.
UFC on Fox 25 will be held on July 22, 2017, at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.
The event is expected to be headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen middleweight winner Kelvin Gastelum.
Elkins, who is currently on a four-fight win streak, is coming off one of the best ever come from behind victories over Mirsad Bektić at UFC 209. Prior to the win, Elkins defeated Rob Whiteford, Chas Skelly and Godofredo Pepey.
Bermudez was riding a two-fight winning streak heading into his headlining bout with Chan Sung Jung and UFC Fight Night 104 in Texas. The Korean Zombie would eventually win the contest with a first round KO.
With this announcement, UFC on FOX 25 now looks like this:
Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Jimmie Rivera vs. Thomas Almeida
Gian Villante vs. Patrick Cummins
Chris Wade vs. Frankie Perez
Dennis Bermudez vs. Darren Elkins