A welterweight division attraction has been added to UFC 255 as Louis Cosce is in action against Sasha Palatnikov.
MMA DNA first reported the news.
Cosce (7-0-0) is making his UFC debut in this encounter and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted nearly four years. Cosce competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 29, defeating Victor Reyna by first round TKO. Cosce has competed seven times as a professional MMA fighter and none of those bouts went past the first round.
Palatnikov (5-2-0) is also making his UFC debut in this bout and he is also a former AFC middleweight champion. Palatnikov is coming off of a two fight run in the UAE Warriors promotion, where he defeated Paulo Henrique and suffering a defeat to Mounir Lazzez. Palatnikov has competed a total of seven times as a professional MMA fighter and three of those bouts went the distance.
UFC 255 takes place on Saturday, November 21 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Deiveson Figueiredo and Alex Perez headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.