The UFC have confirmed that Gegard Mousasi will take on Thales Leites in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night London. Mousasi was originally set to face Michael Bisping at on Feb 27th but Bisping was pulled from the fight in favour of a main event fight against Anderson Silva.
Mousasi (37-6) is coming off a recent TKO loss to Uriah Hall in Japan in September. Before that loss Mousasi had been on a two fight win streak with wins over Dan Henderson and Costas Philippou. He has won two out of his last four fights.
Thales Leites (25-5) is coming off a loss to Michael Bisping in the main event at UFC Fight Night Glasgow this past July. Leites lost the bout by a split decision, putting a stop to his eight fight win streak. After suffering his first loss since 2010, Leites will look to get back into the win column.
UFC Fight Night London will be headlined by a bout between Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva and Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping at The o2 Arena , February 27th.