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Monday, Nov 30, 2015

UFC FN 80: Nathan Coy to Make Official Octagon Debut

Nathan Coy (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced that Strikeforce and Bellator vet, Nathan Coy, has agreed to fight Danny Roberts on short notice at its December 10th, Fight Night card.

Michael Graves was originally scheduled to fight Roberts at the event ,but he’s been forced to withdraw due to injury.

Coy (14-5) is coming off a run on TUF 21, where he went 1-1 in the competition. The welterweight’s last official bout took place in April, 2014, and he was stopped by Adam McDonough at Bellator 116. Coy had won six straight fights prior to the defeat.

Roberts (11-1) will also be making his UFC debut. The British fighter arrives in the promotion having won his last five bouts.

UFC FN 80 will be hosted by the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:45 pm
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