Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis confirmed for UFC Adelaide
UFC Adelaide Fight Night 142 takes place at the Entertainment Centre on Sunday December 2. On Wednesday the promotion announced two matchups featured on the card (via Twitter).
Among the bouts, Australian Jim Crute (8-0) makes his official UFC debut, going up against Scottish Paul Craig (10-2) at Light Heavyweight.
In his most recent bout in July “The Brute” Crute stopped Chris Birchler in the first round. The win taken at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series earned him a contract with the leading MMA promotion.
Craig makes his fifth UFC appearance. He is coming off a submission win against Magomed Ankalaev in March.
In addition, a previously reported flyweight battle between Ben Nguyen (16-7) and Wilson Reis (22-9) has been confirmed. Another indicated flyweight contest between Iranian-Australian Ashkan Mokhtarian (13-3) and Kai Kara-France (17-7) of New Zealand is yet to be formally announced.
The main event bout at UFC Fight Night 142 is yet to be set. The current lineup can be found below.
UFC Adelaide fight card
Light Heavyweight Jimm Crute vs. Craig Paul
Flyweight Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis