Featherweight Bout Added To UFC 208


A featherweight division attraction is the latest addition to UFC 208 as Philippe Nover is in action against Rick Glenn.

Nover (11-7-0) has won just one of three fights in his second UFC run, defeating Yui Chul Nam, while suffering a pair of defeats to both Renan Barao and Zubaira Tukhugov. Nover is a two time Ring Of Combat Featherweight Champion, he defeated both Mike Santiago and Mike McQuade to claim the title, then begin his reigns. Nover did make it to the finals of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 8, but he lost to Efrain Escudero by decision in those finals.

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Glenn (18-4-1) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a bout to Evan Dunham via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson. Glenn is a former World Series Of Fighting Featherweight Champion, he defeated Georgi Karakhanyan at the WSOF 10 to win the championship, he would lose it in his first defense. Glenn is also a former Midwest Cage Championships Featherweight Champion, he defeated Josh Henry to win the championship in 2011.

UFC 208 takes place on Saturday, February 11 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Holl Holm and Germaine De Randamie headlining.

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