Shane Burgos vs. Godofredo Pepey added to UFC on FOX 25 in Long Island

BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 08: Shane Burgos celebrates his technical knockout victory over Charles Rosa in their featherweight bout during the UFC 210 event at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

A featherweight contest between Shane Burgos and Godofredo Pepey has been added to the upcoming UFC on FOX 25 fight card.

UFC on Fox 25 will be held on July 22, 2017, at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

Newsday.com reported the bout.

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.

Burgos made his UFC debut with a unanimous-decision win over Tiago Trator at UFC Fight Night 102and then followed that win with an impressive TKO win over Charles Rosa at UFC 210.

Pepey, a nine-fight UFC veteran is coming off a first-round submission win over Mike De La Torre at UFC Fight Night 95. prior to the win, the Brazilian suffered back to back losses against Andre Fili and Darren Elkins.

 

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
Timothy Johnson vs. Junior Albini
Shane Burgos vs. Godofredo Pepey
Damian Grabowski vs. Christian Colombo
Corey Anderson vs. Tyson Pedro
Jeremy Kennedy vs. Kyle Bochniak

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