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UFC Fight Night Australia: Robert Whittaker To Face Brian Melancon

UFC Fight Night Australia: Robert Whittaker To Face Brian Melancon

Welterweights Robert Whittaker and Brian Melancon will square off this December at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot.

The card is set for December 7 from Brisbane, Australia. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials recently.

Whittaker (11-3) had his two-fight win streak snapped by Court McGee recently. He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes.

Like Whittaker, Melancon (7-3) had a two-fight run ended when he was submitted by Kelvin Gastelum.

Other fights set for the card include Mark Hunt vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. James Te Huna.

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