Mike Ricci vs Colin Fletcher Added To UFC 158
Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.22.2013
A lightweight fight...
MMA Junkie reports that a lightweight fight between Mike Ricci (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs Colin Fletcher (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to UFC 158. Both fighters fell short of winning The Ultimate Fighter is separate seasons.
The event takes place on March 16 at the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec. The main card airs on PPV after preliminary fights on FX and Facebook. It's unknown where the fight will end up.
Ricci, who trains at Montreal's Tristar Gym, previously failed to win The Ultimate Fighter 16 but has now dropped from welterweight to lightweight. He defeated Dom Waters, Michael Hill and Neil Magny before being eliminated by Colton Smith by decision at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale. Ricci is 2-3 in his past five fights.
Meanwhile, Fletcher, beat Ben Wall and Richie Vaculik on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Australia vs Team UK before losing to Norman Parke by decision on the finale. It ended a four-fight win streak in his career.
Here's the UFC 158 card:
Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz - for welterweight title
Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks
Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring
Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins
Sean Pierson vs. Rick Story
Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi
Johnny Eduardo vs. Yves Jabouin
Mitch Gagnon vs. Issei Tamura
Colin Fletcher vs. Mike Ricci