Veteran fighter Neil Seery is going to face Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Fight Night 113. The bout will serve as the retirement fight for the Irishman.
Seery (16-12-0) has won three of six fights under the UFC banner, those three victories came over Phil Harris, Chris Beal and Jon Delos Reyes. Seery is also a longtime veteran of the Cage Warriors promotion, winning five of six fights during his time there. Seery has also seen all but one of his UFC fights go the distance, the fight that didn’t go the distance was a second round submission win over Jon Delos Reyes at UFC Fight Night 76.
Pantoja (17-2-0) is currently undefeated in UFC competition, having defeated Eric Shelton by split decision at UFC On Fox 23. Pantoja has only suffered two losses as a professional MMA fighter, with one of those losses coming to UFC veteran Jussier Formiga at Shooto Brazil 16 in June 2010. Pantoja will enter the fight on a ten fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost seven years.
UFC Fight Night 113 takes place on Sunday, July 16 from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.