UFC Fight Night 83 won't take place until late February (February 27th, to be specific), but the card is already filling out. The UFC announced two additional bouts have been added to the card.
In bantamweight action, Brad Pickett will face Mexican national Henry Briones. Pickett, 37, is coming off of a TKO stoppage loss to Thomas Almedia in July at UFC 189. His record stands at 24-11. He's on a three-fight losing streak. As for Briones, he's 16-5 in professional MMA with his last fight being a decision loss to Cody Garbrandt, also at UFC 189.
Also added to the fight card is another bantamweight clash between Davey Grant and Marlon Vera. Grant, 27, has been out of action since 2013, when he suffered a second-round submission to Chris Holdsworth at the finale for The Ultimate Fighter 18. His record stands at 9-2. Vera, 23, is 7-2 in professional MMA and enters this bout coming off of a win over Roman Salazar at UFC Fight Night 73 in August.
UFC Fight Night 83 takes place at the O2 Arena in London, England. As of the time of this writing, the fight card is as follows: