Sage Northcutt Faces Thibault Goiti At UFC Fight Night Austin


A lightweight division affair has been added to the UFC Fight Night Austin card as Sage Northcutt faces Thibault Goiti.

Brett Okamoto was the first to report the fight.

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Northcutt (9-2-0) has rotated wins and losses in his last five UFC appearances and the last bout was a victory over Michel Quinones at UFC Fight Night Norfolk. Northcutt has also competed as a welterweight in the UFC, holding a record of 4-2-0 in the promotion. Northcutt started of his professional MMA career in the Legacy Fighting Championships and none of those bouts went past the second round.

Gouti (12-3-0) has won just one of four under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Andrew Holbrook at UFC Fight Night Rotterdam. Gouti has only seen two of his professional MMA fights go the distance, but neither of those bouts took place in the UFC. Gouti also competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 22, losing in the opening round by unanimous decision to David Teymur.

UFC Fight Night Austin takes place on Sunday, February 18 from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.

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