Brad Pickett set to face Thomas Almeida at UFC 189 in Las Vegas July 11th

It was confirmed by The Sun newspaper MMA correspondent Simon Head today that Brad Pickett will take on Thomas Almeida at UFC 189 in Las Vegas July 11th, a card headlined by Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor.

Brad Pickett has a record of 24-10. Pickett will be making his return to the Bantamweight division after he set his sights on the Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson who he holds a notable win over. Pickett has won one out of his last 3 fights at Flyweight, with his most recent loss being to Chico Camus via split decision at UFC Fight Night 57 back in November.

The undefeated Brazilian Thomas Almeida has a record of 19-0 with only one fight going the distance. Almedia’s latest fight was a few weeks ago at UFC 186 in Montreal where he defeated Yves Jabouin via TKO punches in the first round.

Lee Williams

Writer/Contributor, Co-Owner and Co-Creator of MMA Crazy

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