A pivotal matchup between gentle heavyweight up and comers has been agreed upon for the most indispensable quarter of 2021.
More than one in all us with recordsdata of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a war between Jimmy Crute and Johnny Walker is in the works for the UFC’s event on March 27. Per sources, the bout has been verbally agreed upon and contracts appreciate but to be issued.
ESPN modified into as soon as first to tale the aptitude reserving.
Crute has carried out all four of his UFC victories, in conjunction with his two appearances in 2020. “The Brute” spent correct beneath six minutes inside the octagon this previous year, picking up first-round finishes of Michal Oleksiejczuk and Modestas Bukauskas to crack the tip-15 at 205 pounds.
After incomes three consecutive spotlight-reel finishes to commence his UFC profession, Walker went throughout the most indispensable shedding tear of his profession. The 28-year-worn modified into as soon as carried out by Corey Anderson and dropped a unanimous resolution to Nikita Krylov, but modified into as soon as ready to bounce help with a first-rate-round TKO fetch over Ryan Spann at September’s UFC Vegas 11 event.
As of now, a home and venue appreciate but to be revealed for the war card.