TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum looks to stay undefeated facing Nico Musoke in Texas
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Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum will look to keep his undefeated run alive when he returns on June 28 in San Antonio to face Swedish welterweight Nico Musoke.
The new fight was added to the card on Wednesday per UFC officials via Twitter and will serve as the co-main event for the event.
Since conquering The Ultimate Fighter where he was coached by former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen, Kelvin Gastelum (8-0) has made a big impact in his short time in the UFC, winning three fights in a row where he’s currently ranked at No. 13 in the world.
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In his last fight, Gastelum took a split decision over highly regarded 170-pound fighter Rick Story, and now he’ll look to make another statement when he returns to fight in Texas in June.
Hoping to derail Gastelum’s run is Swedish born fighter Nico Musoke, who has been equally as impressive with his two wins in the Octagon thus far.
Musoke debuted and took out veteran UFC fighter Alessio Sakara in the first round before picking up a unanimous decision victory over Viscardi Andrade in his last fight at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi in Brazil.
The two welterweights will square off as the co-main event on the upcoming June 28 card in San Antonio where featherweights Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens lead the way in the five round main event. The show will air in the United States on FOX Sports 1.