If you restrict your MMA diet to just the UFC, then you’re likely not overly familiar with Brooks, since he’s fought just once in the Octagon. The former Bellator champ made his Octagon debut in July, and outscored Ross Pearson for the UD win. As a result, Brooks is sitting in the #11 ranking as he gets set to face Oliveira.
“Cowboy” isn’t a top 15 rankde 155’er, but he’s gone 4-2 in the UFC to date, and should be a tough test for Brooks.
Recently the UFC posted the video below, which features Joe Rogan previewing the scrap.