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UFC 165: Francis Carmont-Costa Philippou Square Off In Toronto

UFC 165: Francis Carmont-Costa Philippou Square Off In Toronto

A pair of middleweights riding win streaks will square off in Toronto, as Costa Philippou and Francis Carmont have agreed to meet at UFC 165.

The event takes place September 21 from inside the Air Canada Centre. The bout could land one of the PPV spots, or highlight the prelims.

Philippou (12-2) has won five straight since accepting a bout on short notice with Nick Catone in his Octagon debut. That includes two knockout victories. He is 5-1 in his UFC career overall.

Carmont (21-7), meanwhile, is a perfect 5-0 and has won 10 in a row overall. He is a training partner of Georges St-Pierre’s at Tristar Gym in Montreal.

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