Report: Darren Till vs. Gunnar Nelson Headlining UFC Fight Night London


A welterweight division attraction could be headlining UFC Fight Night London according to coach John Kavanagh as #7 Darren Till may fight #13 Gunnar Nelson.

Till (16-0-1) is coming off of his first main event appearance for the UFC, defeating Donald Cerrone by first round TKO at UFC Fight Night Gdansk. Till is still undefeated as a professional MMA fighter and it is an undefeated streak that has lasted almost five years now. Till is also a former MMA Sanda Combat Welterweight Champion, defeating Laerte Costa E Silva to win the belt in 2015.

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Nelson (16-3-1) is winless thus far in headlining bouts for the UFC, losing to Rick Story at UFC Fight Night 59 and then to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night Glasgow. Nelson has suffered all of his professional MMA defeats in the UFC, with two of those losses coming by way of decision. Nelson has also earned six of his seven wins in the UFC by submission, with the other victory coming by decision.

UFC Fight Night London takes place on Saturday, March 17 from the 02 Arena in London, England with no main event official at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with broadcast plans yet to be announced.

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