A welterweight bout has been added to UFC 160 on May 25th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as Gunnar Nelson will meet Mike Pyle.
The bout was originally reported by MMA Junkie and UFC officials have now confirmed the bout, which will likely take place on the preliminary card.
Nelson (11-0-1) was signed by the UFC last year and has won his first two fights in the organization. He is currently on a 11 fight winning streak and he recently defeated Jorge Santiago at UFC on FUEL TV 7.
Pyle (24-8-1) has been in the UFC since 2009 and is currently on a three fight winning streak. He has won six of his last seven fights and his last three wins have all come by TKO in the first round.
UFC 160 takes place on May 25th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and will be headlined by Cain Velasquez defending the UFC heavyweight title against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.