Danny Castillo Battles Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 9

Written by Tom Ngo
September 18th, 2013

UFC Danny Castillo

You can now add Danny Castillo (pictured) to the expanding list of Team Alpha Male fighters that will be competing at UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento.

On Wednesday night, the UFC announced Castillo will meet Edson Barboza in the December 14 event.

Both lightweights will be riding a two-fight winning streak into the tango. Castillo has posted decision wins over Paul Sass and Tim Means in his past two outings.

Barboza, meanwhile, has unleashed back-to-back TKO victories in his last performances.

Castillo joins fellow Sacramento-based Team Alpha Male partners Urijah Faber and Chad Mendes in the show.

UFC on FOX 9 takes place inside Sleep Train Arena (formerly known as Arco Arena) in California.

Here is the show’s updates lineup:

Scott Jorgensen vs. Ian McCall

Mac Danzig vs. Joe Lauzon

Danny Castillo vs. Edson Barboza

Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz

Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown

Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald

Josh Thomson vs. Anthony Pettis (UFC lightweight champion)

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