Combate is reporting that former UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks will face Paulo Borrachinha at UFC 217.
Hendricks had a great run in the welterweight division until he had a string of weight cutting issues. He recently moved to the middleweight division with mixed results. His first fight in the middleweight division was against Hector Lombard. He defeated the Cuban fighter in a close contest. His second middleweight contest wasn’t as successful. Hendricks missed weight for his fight against Tim Boetsch and then was knocked out by Boestch.
Borrachinha is an undefeated fighter that is 2-0 in the UFC. He has also stopped all his ten opponents. He defeated Oluwale Bamgbose in his last fight.
The two middleweights will fight each other at UFC 217 on November 4th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.