Brad Pickett To Face Thomas Almeida At UFC 189

A bantamweight face off pinning experienced veteran, Brad Pickett against undefeated up and comer, Thomas Almeida was revealed for the UFC 189 summer spectacular event on July 11th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The UFC announced the news overnight last night. At this time it is thought verbal agreements are in place for both fighters.

This will be Pickett’s first fight back in the bantamweight division after he moved to flyweight to take on Almeida in a three-fight stint. He’s taken home five performance-based bonuses in his career while competing at 135 pounds.

Almeida debuted at UFC Fight Night 56 in November, beating Tim Gorman with a unanimous decision ad also winning Fight of the Night honors.

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