The UFC announced the bout via Instagram, but its spot on the card isn’t known at this time.
Evloev (12-0-0) has already picked up two wins under the UFC banner, with those coming over Seung Woo Choi and Enrique Barzola. Evloev is a former M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Champion, defeating Pavel Vitruk to win the gold at M-1 Challenge 81. Evloev has competed a total of twelve times as a professional MMA fighter and five of those bouts went the distance.
De Andrade (26-3-0-1NC) has won two of his last three in the UFC, with those victories coming over the duo of Marlon Vera and Renan Barao. De Andrade is a former Super Pitbull Fight Bantamweight Champion, defeating pave by unanimous decision at SPF 9 to win the gold. De Andrade has suffered three losses as a professional MMA competitor and all of them came in the UFC.
UFC 248 takes place on Saturday, March 7 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.