The Las Vegas-based promotion announced the pairing on Friday. UFC Fight Night (formally UFC on Fox 28) takes place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 24.
Middleweight contender Yoel Romero will return to the Octagon at UFC Fox 28, where he will face former World Series of Fighting two-division title-list David Branch. Romero last appeared at UFC 213, where he lost a five-round decision to Robert Whittaker in an interim title bout on July 8. That ended an eight-fight winning streak for “The Soldier of God,” who had bested the likes of Chris Weidman, Ronaldo Souza, Lyoto Machida, Derek Brunson and Tim Kennedy during his run.
Platinum Mike Perry (11-2) vs. Max ‘Pain’ Griffin (13-4) Set For UFC on FOX 28. Perry (11-2) is coming off a Unanimous Decision loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio last month at UFC on FOX 26. He’s won 3 of his last 5 bouts. All 11 of his wins come by way of KO/TKO.
Griffin (13-4) is coming off a Unanimous Decision loss to Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos at UFC Fight Night 119 back in October of last year.
Current Fight Card:
Yoel Romero (12-2) vs. David Branch (21-4)
Jessica Andrade (17-6) vs. Tecia Torres (10-1)
Alan Jouban (15-6) vs. Ben Saunders (21-8-2)
Gilbert Burns (12-2) vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier (10-2)
Gadzhimurad Antigulov (20-4) vs. Aleksandar Rakić (9-1)
Yana Kunitskaya (10-3) vs. Sara McMann (11-4)
Mike Perry (11-2) vs. Max Griffin (13-4)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT Current Florida Fighters on the Fight Card
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