An thrilling light-weight matchup between Brok Weaver and Roosevelt Roberts is within the works for the UFC’s return to motion subsequent weekend.

A number of folks with information of the promotion’s plans confirmed the Might 30 reserving to MMA Preventing after Weaver revealed the information to Combat Bananas on Wednesday night time.

UFC president Dana White is assured the occasion will happen on the UFC APEX in Las Vegas however nothing has been made official as of but.

Weaver made fairly the impression on followers when he defeated Devyn Smith through unanimous choice this previous summer time on Dana White’s Contender Collection. “Chata Tuska” made his long-awaited UFC debut at February’s UFC Rio Rancho occasion and took an unlawful knee late from Rodrigo Vargas late within the first spherical. The 29-year-old picked up his first UFC win by results of disqualification and can look to steal the present in his sophomore look.

Roberts, additionally a Contender Collection standout, has received three of his first 4 fights within the UFC. After selecting up back-to-back wins over Darrell Horcher and Thomas Gifford to start his promotional tenure, “GoGetta” suffered the primary misplaced of his profession through unanimous choice to Vinc Pichel in June 2019. The 26-year-old returned to the win column at UFC Moscow when he defeated Alexander Yakovlev in November.

The principle occasion for subsequent weekend’s card will characteristic former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley taking over surging contender Gilbert Burns.