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UFC Fight Night: Pickett Welcomes Seery To The Octagon

UFC Fight Night: Pickett Welcomes Seery To The Octagon

The push for Ireland’s Neil Seery to be signed by the UFC paid off, as officials have confirmed he will make his Octagon debut against Brad Pickett next month.

Seery steps in for an injured Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manawa on March 8 from the O2 Arena in London. The bout will be part of the UFC Fight Pass main card.

Seery (13-9) has won his last four fights and is the Cage Warriors flyweight champion. Three of his four victories in that span have been by finish, including a pair of submission wins.

Pickett (23-8) is coming off a loss to Michael McDonald. He will be making his debut at flyweight after going 3-3 at bantamweight for the UFC.

Below is the current fight card:

MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass/3 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa

Lightweight: Melvin Guillard vs. Michael Johnson

Flyweight: Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery

Welterweight: Gunnar Nelson vs. Omari Akhmedov

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/12:30 p.m. ET)

Light Heavyweight: Cyrille Diabate vs. Ilir Latifi

Middleweight: Luke Barnatt vs. Mats Nilsson

Middleweight: Brad Scott vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva

Bantamweight: Davey Grant vs. Roland Delorme

Welterweight: Igor Araujo vs. Danny Mitchell

Flyweight: Louis Gaudinot vs. Phil Harris

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