A featherweight rematch from a past title fight has been booked as the co-main event for the UFC’s return to Winnipeg in December.
Former featherweight champ Jose Aldo (26-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will take on former title challenger Ricardo Lamas (18-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) in the UFC on FOX 26 co-feature, UFC President Dana White today told Canada’s TSN. The two first fought for then-champ Aldo’s title at UFC 169 in February 2014, where Aldo won a unanimous decision.
In addition to that matchup, UFC on FOX 26 has added a pair of welterweight bouts between Mike Perry (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Santiago Ponzinibbio (25-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Jordan Mein (29-12 MMA, 3-4 UFC) vs. Erick Silva (19-8 MMA, 7-7 UFC).
UFC on FOX 26 takes place Dec. 16 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
With the additions, UFC on FOX 26 now includes: