UFC officials verified the matchup to MMA Combating pursuing an original report from ESPN.
Felder accepts the combat on just five days’ observe soon after Makhachev was compelled to withdraw from the major celebration clash in Las Vegas.
Right after originally hinting at a doable retirement pursuing a razor-close split determination decline to Dan Hooker in his prior outing, Felder opted to push forward with his occupation, but he hadn’t been booked considering that that struggle in February. Total, Felder is 2-1 in his past three fights such as wins more than Edson Barboza and James Vick.
Recently, Felder has been a mainstay on UFC broadcasts functioning as a coloration commentator and analyst, but now, he’ll climb back again into the octagon to encounter off with a previous light-weight champion.
Dos Anjos helps make his return to 155 lbs . just after leaving the division to go after fights at welterweight for the previous number of several years. The Brazilian won the lightweight title in 2015.
The ex-champ and UFC commentator/fighter exchanged pleasantries immediately after the marketing confirmed the bout with a new poster.
The UFC Vegas 14 usually takes spot Saturday evening at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.