It will be the battle of “The Ultimate Fighter” winners in Sactown. On Thursday, it was announced TUF 11 winner Court McGee (pictured) will face TUF 17 victor Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on FOX 9.
McGee has posted a perfect 2-0 mark since dropping to the welterweight division. “The Crusher” posted a split decision win over Robert Whittaker last month at UFC Fight Night 27.
Gastelum owns an unblemished 7-0 professional record, with his last two coming in the big leagues. The 21-year-old submitted Brian Melancon the same evening McGee competed.
UFC on FOX 9 takes place inside Sleep Train Arena (formerly known as Arco Arena) in Sacramento, California.
FOX will broadcast the main card live starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Here are the athletes currently slated to perform in Sacto:
Here is the event’s current lineup:
Scott Jorgensen vs. Ian McCall
Mac Danzig vs. Joe Lauzon
Danny Castillo vs. Edson Barboza
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Court McGee
Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz
Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown
Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald
Josh Thomson vs. Anthony Pettis (UFC lightweight champion)