Welterweights Sean Spencer and Mike Pyle will square off this Memorial Day Weekend at UFC 187, officials announced recently.
Set for Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, the card is set to feature two world title fights. Jon Jones defends his light heavyweight belt vs. Anthony Johnson and Chris Weidman puts his middleweight strap up for grabs vs. Vitor Belfort.
Spencer (12-4) is coming off a January decision loss to Cathal Penderd and is 3-3 in six UFC appearances overall. Pyle (26-10) is just 1-2 in his last three, with both losses being first round finishes.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Anthony Johnson
UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Vitor Belfort
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski
Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga
Flyweight: John Dodson vs. Zach Makovsky
Lightweight: Islam Makhachev vs. Leo Kuntz
Female Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Nina Ansaroff
Flyweight: Justin Scoggins vs. Josh Sampo
Welterweight: Sean Spencer vs. Mike Pyle