Sergio Pettis will debut at flyweight in the Octagon this March, meeting Ryan Benoit at UFC 185.
Set for March 14 from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, the card features Anthony Pettis, Sergio’s brother, defending his lightweight title vs. Rafael dos Anjos.
Sergio Pettis (12-1) has gone 3-1 since signing with the UFC and competing in the bantamweight division. He is a former Resurrection Fighting Alliance flyweight champion, and defeated Matt Hobar recently.
Benoit (7-3) lost to Josh Sampo in his Octagon debut in 2014.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Lightweight Championship
Anthony Pettis (c) vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson
Flyweight: Chris Cariaso vs. Henry Cejudo
Welterweight: Johny Hendricks vs. Matt Brown
Flyweight: Sergio Pettis vs. Ryan Benoit