Two of the thrilling, up and coming featherweights within the UFC look to be throwing down within the Octagon at UFC 231 in December.
Toronto seems to be to be getting one heck of a featherweight scrap when the UFC makes their return to Canada.
A battle between Kyle Bochniak and Hakeem Dawodu is being focused for UFC 231. The occasion will happen on Dec. eight at ScotiaBank Enviornment. FanSided MMA confirmed the battle was within the works after an preliminary report from FloCombat.
UFC officers would later affirm the bout
Bochniak will make his sixth Octagon look and can look to bounce again from his “Struggle of the Evening” efficiency loss to the highly-touted Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 223 in April. Regardless of the loss, “Crash” has picked up a variety of followers on account of his thrilling type and toughness. Previous to the loss, Bochniak picked up a victory over Brandon Davis at UFC 220 in entrance of his residence crowd in Boston. He’ll look to even his UFC report as much as 3-Three in Toronto.
Dawodu, a fighter out of Calgary, will look to make it two straight at UFC 231. “Imply” Hakeem picked up his first UFC victory in July at UFC Calgary when he defeated fellow prospect Austin Arnett by way of unanimous resolution. Dawodu was in a position to bounce again from his Octagon debut loss to Danny Henry at March’s UFC Struggle Evening 127 occasion after a formidable eight-fight unbeaten streak within the former World Collection of Combating group.
There isn’t a official predominant occasion for UFC 231 introduced however all indicators are pointing to a featherweight title battle between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega headlining the group’s return to Toronto. The group has confirmed a light-weight bout between Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Gilbert Burns, in addition to a welterweight contest with Canadian fighter Chad Laprise taking up Dhiego Lima for the occasion.