Four new fights were added to the UFC’s debut in Mexico on Tuesday during a special press conference, including a welterweight co-main event between Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum.
UFC 180 is set for November 15 from Mexico City and will feature heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez against Fabricio Werdum in the main event. Two Ultimate Fighter: Latin America winners will also be crowned.
Other bouts announced for the card include Diego Sanchez-Norman Parke, Ricardo Lamas-Dennis Bermudez and Erik Perez-Marcus Brimage.
Ellenberger (29-8) will be looking to get back on track following two straight losses, while Gastelum was the winner of TUF 17 and is 4-0 inside the Octagon.
Sanchez (25-7) has been pushing hard for a spot on the Mexico card and is also a former Ultimate Fighter winner. Parke (20-2-1) is unbeaten in his last 11 overall.
Brimage (6-3) sports a 3-2 UFC record and Perez (14-6) is 4-2, including nine wins in his last 11. Augusto Montano, a Mexican welterweight prospect, is also expected to compete on the night.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Cain Velasquez (c) vs. Fabricio Werdum
Welterweight: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jake Ellenberger
Lightweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Norman Parke
Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Dennis Bermudez
Bantamweight: Erik Perez vs. Marcus Brimage
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America Bantamweight Final
TBA vs. TBA
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America Featherweight Final
TBA vs. TBA