A featherweight division attraction has been added to UFC Vegas 13 as Giga Chikadze is in action against Jamey Simmons.
Adjarasports.com first reported the bout.
Chikadze (11-2-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, picking up wins over Brandon Davis, Jamall Emmers, Irwin Rivera and Omar Morales. Chikadze also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 10, suffering a third round submission loss to Austin Springer. Chikadze has competed four times thus far in the UFC and all of those bouts have gone the distance.
Simmons (7-2-0) is making his UFC debut in this bout and does so on the strength of a three fight winning streak. Simmons hasn’t been defeated in over a year, with that last loss coming to Jake Childers at LFA 70 in June of 2019. Simmons has competed nine times as a professional MMA fighter and just two of those bouts went the distance.
UFC Vegas 13 takes place on Saturday, November 7 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN 2.