Quick Hits: Elliott Replaces Benavidez, Choi Returns, Penne Suspended

Here are some of the recent headlines that you might have recently missed:

  • Just a day after Joseph Benavidez was removed from a card due to injury, it was announced that former Ultimate Fighter winner, Tim Elliott will take his place. Elliott will face Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110 on July 11th in Auckland, New Zealand. Elliott enters the contest off a win over Louis Smolka, while Nguyen enters the contest off a win over Geane¬†Herrera.
  • The UFC announced that they will be heading back to Mexico City for an event on August 5th. They stated that it will be an Ultimate Fight Night. It is expected to be Ultimate Fight Night 114
  • Jessica Penna has become the first fighter to be flagged by USADA for possible doping violation following a review of her biological passport.
  • After losing possibly the greatest fight in history, Doo Ho Choi is set to return to the octagon. He will face Andre Fili at UFC 214 on July 29th in Anaheim, California. Choi enters the contest of the historic loss to Cub Swanson, while Fili is coming off a win over Hacran Dias.
  • Neil Seery will fight one last time when he takes on Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Fight Night 113 on July 16th in Glasgow, Scotland. Seery enters the contest off a loss to Kyoji Horiguchi, while Pantoja enters the contest off a win over Eric Shelton

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