Boston “Boom Boom” Salmon (6-1) has reported on his Twitter account that big fight news will be coming soon. Sources have reported that he will be making his UFC debut against Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes (6-2) at UFC Fight Night 119. The fight is also listed as confirmed via Tapology but has not yet been released by the UFC.
Boston Salmon received his UFC contract after winning on the first episode of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. He defeated Team Alpha Male’s Ricky Turcios via unanimous decision. Augusto Mendes will be taking his fourth fight in the UFC going 1-2 thus far. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and looking to get a winning streak going.
UFC Fight Night 119 is scheduled to take place on October 28, 2017, in Sao Paolo, Brazil.