Chance Rencountre was in need of a new opponent for UFC Fight Night Brooklyn after the withdraw of Randy Brown and now the fighter has one in the form of Dwight Grant according to ESPN.
Rencountre (12-3-0) is currently winless in UFC competition, having dropped a bout to Belal Muhammad by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Utica. Rencountre also competed twice in the Bellator MMA promotion, defeating Jake Lindsey and suffering a defeat to Justin Patterson. Rencountre has suffered three defeats as a professional MMA fighter and all of those losses have come by way of decision.
Grant (8-2-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, dropping a bout to Zak Ottow by split decision at UFC On Fox 31. Grant earned a contract with the UFC after competing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 10, defeating Tyler Hill by second round knockout. Grant has suffered two losses as a professional MMA fighter and both of them came by way of decision.
UFC Fight Night Brooklyn takes place on Saturday, January 19 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York with Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.