Mickey Gall vs. Sage Northcutt Booked


Mickey Gall was lookin' for a fight, and he got one.

Mickey Gall (3-0) will take on Sage Northcutt (8-1) at UFC on Fox 22 on December 22, ESPN reported on Thursday. Gall called out Northcutt following his UFC 203 victory over former WWE Champion CM Punk.

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Gall has fought twice in the UFC, both against opponents without wins in their pro MMA careers. Northcutt is 3-1 in his UFC career, with wins over Enrique Marin, Cody Pfister and Francisco Trevino. For the first time in Gall's young UFC career, he'll be facing someone with an in-ring experience advantage over him. 

Gall was hoping the fight would take place at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205, but a staph infection rendered Northcutt unable to compete that soon. The two have also been tweeting back and forth, making fun of each other's hair, with Gall calling for a pro wrestling style 'hair vs. hair' match.

Both fighters appeared on UFC President Dana White's UFC Fight Pass program Lookin' For A Fight. UFC on Fox 22 takes place December 22, from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California.

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