The UFC is aiming to add a heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Travis Browne to the UFC on FOX 9 main card this December. The prospective bout was first mentioned on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight.
UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is definitely looking to book the bout for UFC on FOX 9 but it could also be booked for UFC 168 if there is some issue with putting the bout together for the Sacramento card.
UFC on FOX 9 will take place in Sacramento, California on December 19. The main event being planned for the card will UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis’s first title defense opposite T.J. Grant. The FOX network event will take place at the Sleep Train Arena (formerly the ARCO Arena), with prelims airing via FOX Sports 1 and Facebook.
More bouts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.