Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis targeted for UFC Adelaide
Ben Nguyen (r) and Jussier Formiga (l) in their flyweight bout at UFC 221 Perth / Pic: Emanuel Rudnicki

UFC Adelaide Fight Night

UFC Fight Night 142 takes place at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday December 2. The bout, serving as a main event, is yet to be announced.

A flyweight battle between Ben Nguyen (16-7) and Wilson Reis (22-9) is reportedly in the works for the event. The Combate column of SporTV Globo was the first to indicate the contest, with MMA Fighting confirming the information with the sources.

Ben Nguyen is coming off the third-round submission defeat suffered against Jussier Formiga at UFC 221 Perth in February. Before that he submitted Tim Elliott in the first round and defeated Geane Herrera by decision.

Wilson Reis is a former flyweight title challenger who faced the third-round submission defeat against Demetrious Johnson in April 2017. After that he was stopped by Henry Cejudo in the second round, as well as suffered a defeat by decision against John Moraga.

The promotion is yet to officially confirm the match up. The main event bout and more information is expected to be announced in the near future.