MMA Junkie first reported the bout.
Quarantillo (15-2-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, defeating the trio of Jacob Kilburn, Spike Carlyle and Kyle Nelson. Quarantillo also competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 5, defeating Kamuela Kirk by third-round TKO. Quarantillo hasn’t been defeated in over four years and is in the midst of an eight-fight winning streak.
Tucker (12-1-0) enters the contest riding a two-fight winning streak, picking up wins over Seung Woo Choi and Justin Jaynes. Tucker has suffered a single loss as a professional MMA fighter and that came to Rick Glenn at UFC 215. Tucker has seen all four of his UFC bouts go into round three, with two endings by decision and two endings by finish.
UFC 256 takes place on Saturday, December 12 from a location to be announced and with a main event to be announced. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
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