Australia’s own Alex Volkanovski will return to action on November 19 when he takes on undefeated Canadian prospect Jeremy Kennedy at featherweight.
Just a single month after picking up his third straight UFC win, British Columbia’s Jeremy Kennedy (11-0, 3-0 UFC) has his next fight in the UFC already booked. Volkanovski (15-1) however, is undefeated in his two UFC bouts with his most recent victory a unanimous decision of Japanese veteran Mizuto Hirota in June.
Jeremy Kennedy set to fight Alex Volkanovski at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Tybura
The featherweight bout is the latest to be added to UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Tybura, which will take place at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney Australia.
The featherweight bout is the third announced fight for this card, which is quickly filling with a number of Australian fighters.
Ashkan Mokhtarian and Bec Rawlings have already been added to the card while undefeated heavyweight Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa will make his UFC debut on the card.
The Ultimate Fighter season 25 winner Jesse Taylor, has also been added to the card. He’ll face durable American Belal Muhammad, as he looks to make three wins in a row in the UFC.
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VANCOUVER, BC – AUGUST 27: Jeremy Kennedy of Canada prepares to enter the Octagon before facing Alessandro Ricci in their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Rogers Arena on August 27, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)