A bantamweight bout has been added to UFC on FUEL TV 9 on April 6th in Sweden as Brad Pickett will face Mike Easton.
UFC officials announced the fight on Thursday morning and the bout will likely be placed on the main card on FUEL TV.
Pickett (22-7) has gone 5-3 on UFC/WEC and he has won two of his last three fights. He will enter this fight after being defeated by Eddie Wineland at UFC 155 by split decision. Prior to his fight with Wineland, he had won two in a row with both wins coming by stoppage.
Easton (13-2) will also enter this fight following a lost as he was defeated by Raphael Assuncao at UFC on FOX 5 by unanimous decision. Prior to the defeat, he had won eight in a row with three of those wins coming in the UFC.
UFC on FUEL TV 9 takes place on April 6th from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and will be headlined by Alexander Gustafsson meeting Gegard Mousasi in a five round light heavyweight bout.