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Tim Elliott vs. Justin Scoggins added to UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg

An exciting flyweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return to Winnipeg as Tim Elliott meets Justin Scoggins at the event.

The UFC announced the bout on Thursday evening.

UFC on Fox 26 will be held on December 16, 2017, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The event will be the second that the promotion has hosted in Winnipeg, following UFC 161 in June of 2013.

Following back-to-back wins over Josh Sampo and Ray Borg, Justin Scoggins has suffered defeat in his last two octagon appearances. A second-round submission loss to Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2 in a bantamweight contest was followed by a second-round submission loss to Ulka Sasaki at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia.

Following a title fight loss to champion Demetrious Johnson after winning the Ultimate Fighter Season 24, Tim Elliott earned a unanimous decision win over Louis Smolka at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis before dropping a submission loss to Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt.

With this announcement, UFC on FOX 26 now looks like this:

Tim Elliott vs. Justin Scoggins
Ant√īnio Rog√©rio Nogueira vs. Jared Cannonier
Alessio Di Chirico vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
Vitor Miranda vs. Julian Marquez

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