It was Volkanovski who revealed the potential match up through Twitter:
Elkins (24-5-0) enters the contest on the strength of a six fight winning streak, with four of those victories coming by way of decision. Alkins hasn’t suffered a defeat in over three years, with his last loss coming to Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58. Elkins has suffered a total of four losses under the UFC banner, with two of those losses happening by decision.
Volkanovski (17-1-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, with those victories coming over Yusuke Kasuya, Mizuto Hirota, Shane Young and Jeremy Kennedy. Volkanovski is also a former Roshambo MMA Lightweight Champion, defeating Anton Zafir at Roshambo 1 to claim the gold. Volkanovski has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came at the hands of Corey Nelson at Australian Fighting Championships 5.
UFC Fight Night Boise takes place on Saturday, July 14 from the Century Link Arena in Boise, Idaho with Junior Dos Santos and Blagoy Ivanov headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.