It was today announced by The Las Vegan Review-Journal that veteran welterweight Mike Pyle will return to the octagon and fight in front of his home crowd at UFC 222. The bout will take place at the-Mobile Arena on March 3 against welterweight Zak Ottow.
Ottow will look to overcome his recent UFC Fight Night 122 stoppage loss to Li Jingliang. He currently holds a UFC record of two wins and two losses.
Pyle who is currently 42 years old has been with the UFC since 2009 will try to overcome a two-fight losing streak. He holds a UFC record of ten wins and two losses.
UFC 222 So Far:
Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya – for women’s featherweight title
Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega
Andrei Arlovski vs. Stefan Struve
C.B. Dollaway vs. Hector Lombard
John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz
Mackenzie Dern vs. Ashley Yoder
Ketlen Vieira vs. Cat Zingano
Sean O’Malley vs. Andre Soukhamthath
Bryan Caraway vs. Cody Stamann
Jordan Johnson vs. Adam Milstead
Beneil Dariush vs. Bobby Green
Mike Pyle vs. Zak Ottow