Gregor Gillespie will return to his long-awaited cage on May 8th. On the day of the March battle with Brad Riddell, following the horror of Covid, whose match was canceled, he was booked to meet Diego Ferreira instead.
ESPN He was the first person to report the fight.
Gillespie (13-1, 6-1 UFC) has won six straight wins to start his UFC career, but was badly knocked out by Kevin Lee’s head kick in November 2019. He is currently ranked 15th at £ 155. Official UFC rankings.
Ferreira (17-3, 8-3 UFC) also achieved six consecutive victories for the final fight, but in February made a close split decision with Benil Darish. However, he won two consecutive performance bonuses in the match. Ferreira is ranked 12th in the lightweight ranking.
The May 8th card will be held at UFC Apex and will feature a bantamweight battle between former champions TJ Dillashaw and Cory Sandhagen. Diego Sanchez will also face Donald Cerrone at this event.
– MMA Sports
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