Report: Brian Kelleher Faces Ode Osbourne At UFC 246


A bantamweight division attraction has been added to UFC 246 as Brian Kelleher is going to be in action against Ode Osbourne.

The Scrap first reported the bout, but its placement on the card isn’t known at this time.

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Kelleher (19-10-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to the duo of John Lineker and Montel Jackson. Kelleher is going to be back in action for the first time in over a year, as his last bout took place at UFC 232 in December of 2018. Kelleher has suffered ten losses as a professional MMA fighter and six of them came by way of submission.

Osbourne (6-2-0-1NC) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so on the strength of a two fight winning streak. Osbourne competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 4, defeating Armando Villareal by first round submission. Osbourne has competed a total of nine times as a professional MMA fighter and just two of those bouts went the distance.

UFC 246 takes place on Saturday, January 18 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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