Steven Siler vs. Jimy Hettes Featherweight Bout Added to UFC 159
By Timothy J. Gilbert
The UFC has recently booked its fourth fight for UFC 159, scheduled for April 27, contracting a featherweight bout between Steven Siler, and Jimy Hettes, according to Siler’s Twitter page.
Siler announced today that the matchup was officially confirmed. His Twitter post read:
“Just sign the contract, get to fight in New Jersey again at #ufc159 April 27 vs. jimy the kid hettes”
Siler (21- 10) was dominated on the ground in his last fight, against Darren Elkins, a unanimous decision loss, that ended his three fight win streak.
Hettes (10-1) is coming off of a disappointing unanimous decision loss against Marcus Brimage, after previously defeating two Ultimate Fighter Season 12 contestants, Nam Phan and Alex Caceres.
UFC 159 will take place in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center. Other bouts previously scheduled include: Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnes, Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Proctor and Nick Catone vs. James Head.