A pivotal matchup among mild heavyweight up and comers has been agreed upon for the first quarter of 2021.
Many people today with expertise of the promotion’s programs verified to MMA Preventing that a battle concerning Jimmy Crute and Johnny Walker is in the is effective for the UFC’s event on March 27. For each sources, the bout has been verbally agreed on and contracts have yet to be issued.
ESPN was initially to report the potential booking.
Crute has concluded all 4 of his UFC victories, including his two appearances in 2020. “The Brute” invested just less than six minutes inside of the octagon this past year, choosing up to start with-spherical finishes of Michal Oleksiejczuk and Modestas Bukauskas to crack the best-15 at 205 kilos.
Following earning three consecutive spotlight-reel finishes to start out his UFC vocation, Walker went by the initially losing streak of his vocation. The 28-calendar year-old was concluded by Corey Anderson and dropped a unanimous conclusion to Nikita Krylov, but was equipped to bounce back again with a very first-round TKO acquire above Ryan Spann at September’s UFC Vegas 11 occasion.
As of now, a place and location have still to be disclosed for the combat card.