Ultimate Fighter winner, and top UFC flyweight, Tim Elliot has gotten an early Christmas present in the form of a new opponent. Pietro Menga has agreed to face him at this weekend’s UFC Winnipeg event, on just three days notice.
After losing his original opponent, Elliot was not expected to fight this weekend. However, a new announcement from the UFC has confirmed that Menga has answered the call, and will now compete on this weekend’s fight card on super short notice.
The UFC Winnepeg event, better known as UFC on FOX 26, goes down this Saturday, live and free on BIG FOX, across the globe.
Glover Teixeira is also booked on the night’s main card against Misha Cirkunov
UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. dos Anjos is set to go down from Winnipeg, Canada’s Bell MTS Place.
Here’s the UFC’s fresh update on the fight card:
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— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) December 13, 2017