Victor Henry Replaces Trevin Jones, Faces Raoni Barcelos at UFC Fight Night 199
Victor Henry will step in for Trevin Jones and lock horns with Raoni Barcelos at UFC Fight Night 199.
MMAjunkie.com was first to report the new bantamweight booking. UFC Fight Night 199 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Dec. 18 and is headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Derrick Lewis and Chris Daukaus.
Henry will enter the matchup with Barcelos having won nine of his last 10 professional bouts. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native last appeared at LXF 6 on Oct. 30, when he submitted six-time UFC vet Albert Morales in the second round. Henry has competed for organizations such as Rizin, Deep, Pancrase and Russian Cagefighting Championship while compiling a 21-5 professional mark.
Barcelos, meanwhile, had a nine-bout winning streak snapped in his last outing, a majority decision loss to Timur Valiev at UFC Fight Night 190 on June 26. The former Resurrection Fighting Alliance champ began his promotional tenure with wins over Kurt Holobaugh, Chris Gutierrez, Carlos Huachin, Said Nurmagomedov and Khalid Taha.
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