Former Ultimate Fighter competitor Matt Brown has agreed to step in and face Luis Ramos at UFC on FX 4 coming up on June 22 in Atlantic City.

Brown replaces fellow former TUF athlete Matt Riddle, who is now out of the fight for undisclosed reasons.

The Ohio native announced the fight via Twitter on Wednesday.

“Just signed and sent bout agreement to fight Luis Ramos June 22nd in Atlantic City,” wrote Brown.

Brown will be looking for his third win in a row after picking up a big knockout over Chris Cope in February, and then putting on an epic fight with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson.

A back and forth affair throughout, Brown got the best of Thompson and picked up a unanimous decision win and now looks to make it three in a row when he faces Ramos in June.

Ramos has only appeared in the UFC once thus far and it was a short trip to the Octagon as he was finished by fellow Brazilian Erick Silva in only 40 seconds. He’ll try to erase that memory as he faces Brown in June.

Follow @DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon Martin.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC Fight Night 62 results: Josh Koscheck's future uncertain following fifth-straight loss

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC welterweight competitor Josh Koscheck is unsure of what the future holds for his mixed martial arts (MMA) career following the events of UFC Fight Night 62. Josh Koscheck suffered his fifth-strai read news >>

Means Steps in for Robertson, Faces Sullivan in Newark

  • 26 days ago
  • 0 views

Currently riding a three-fight winning streak that includes a UFC 184 stoppage of Dhiego Lima, Albuquerque's Tim Means will make a quick return to the Octagon on Saturday, April 18... read news >>

Kelvin Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Nate Marquardt at UFC 188

  • 25 days ago
  • 4 views

The UFC is making good on its promise to make Kelvin Gastelum move up to middleweight. The top prospect will go back to his former division and meet Nate Marquardt at UFC 188 on June 13 in Mexico Cit read news >>

Kelvin Gastelum Faces Nate Marquardt at UFC 188 in Mexico City

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

For the first time since winning The Ultimate Fighter 17, Kelvin Gastelum will return to the middleweight division to take on Nate Marquardt at UFC 188 in Mexico City. read news >>

Dariush Faces Miller after Injury Fells Felder

  • 23 days ago
  • 0 views

A knee injury has forced Paul Felder from his UFC on FOX bout against Jim Miller on April 18 in Newark, but stepping in for "The Irish Dragon" at Prudential Center to face the home state favorite wil read news >>

Georges St. Pierre is the teacher, Matt Brown is the student

  • 16 days ago
  • 387 views

So class, what have we learned today? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight warrior Matt Brown learned a lot from former 170-pound kingpin Georges St. Pierre. And that shouldn't come as a read news >>

UFC vet vs. ADCC champ verbally agreed for Submission Series Pro in July

  • 12 days ago
  • 0 views

Submission Series Pro books UFC vet Tom DeBlass and ADCC champ Joao Assis to compete in a submission only match in Toronto,Canada in July. With Abu Dhabi Combat Club's Submission World Championship r read news >>

Nate Diaz returns to welterweight for UFC 189 showdown with Matt Brown

  • 10 days ago
  • 3 views

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz is headed back to welterweight for a July 11th fight against Matt Brown. MMA fans who craved a potential Matt Brown versus Nick Diaz fight down the l read news >>

Matt Brown meets Nate Diaz in UFC 189 welterweight showdown

  • 10 days ago
  • 31 views

There seems to be no limit to the number of intriguing matches which can be made in the UFC's deep welterweight division. This week's example was announced Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, a read news >>