Reyes (8-6-0) has won just one of his last four bouts under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Matt Frevola at UFC Fight Night St. Louis. Reyes hasn’t picked up a victory in over a year, as that win over the aforementioned Frevola took place on January of 2018. Reyes has competed a total of fourteen times as a professional MMA fighter and just one of those bouts went the distance.
Nelson (12-3-0) is winless thus far in UFC competition, dropping bouts to the duo of Carlos Diego Ferreira and Matt Sayles. Nelson has picked up a total of twelve wins as a professional MMA fighter, with four by KO/TKO, four by submission and four by way of decision. Nelson has previously challenged for the Triple X Cagefighting Lightweight Title, losing to then champion Adrian Hadribaej by unanimous decision at Triple X Cagefighting: Legends 6.
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