The two middleweight combatants are position to sq. off Might per chance well per chance per chance fair 15 at UFC 262 at a jam and venue that hasn’t been publicly announced.
Two other folks with recordsdata of the matchup confirmed the booking to MMA Junkie on Monday however asked to remain nameless as the promotion has but to operate an legit announcement.
Upon his third strive on Dana White’s Contender Series, Pickett (11-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) within the spoil earned a UFC deal. He made his promotional debut Dec. 19 at UFC Fight Evening 183, when he misplaced a unanimous resolution to Tafon Nchukwi.
In the period in-between, Wright (11-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has gash up his octagon appearances to date. After he stopped Ike Villanueva due to a lower 91 seconds into his UFC debut, Wright turned into accomplished by strikes by the fingers of Joaquin Buckley in his sophomore promotional time out.
With the addition, the UFC 262 lineup entails:
- Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazany
- Viviane Araujo vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell
- Andrea Lee. vs. Antonina Shevchenko
- Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos
- Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright