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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

Wilson Reis Booked to Face Third Different Opponent at UFC 201

Wilson Reis (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Wilson Reis has been booked to fight yet another different opponent at UFC 201 later this month, as the promotion’s announced he will now face Hector Sandoval.

The flyweight contender was originally scheduled to fight champion Demetrious Johnson at the July 30th event, but the latter had to withdraw due to injury. Then, Sean Santella was expected to face Reis, but the flyweight’s reportedly unable to get medical clearance in time for the card.

Sandoval (12-2) is a member of Team Alpha Male, and arrives in the UFC riding a four fight winning streak.

Reis (20-6) is coming off a decision win over Dustin Ortiz and is 3-2 in his last 5 fights.

UFC 201 will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. In the main event, welterweight champ Robbie Lawler will take on Tyron Woodley.

posted by FCF Staff @ 4:20 pm
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