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Sergio Pettis returns to bantamweight, meets Rob Font at UFC on FOX 31 in Milwaukee

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

After a loss at this past Saturday's UFC 229, Sergio Pettis is making a quick turnaround - and in a different, but familiar division.
After an eight-fight flyweight stint, Pettis is making a return to the 135-pound division in which he started out his UFC run. He meets Rob Font at UFC on FOX 31, which takes place Dec. 15 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wis. UFC officials recently announced the new booking.
Pettis' coach, Duke Roufus, had already taken to social media this week to reveal the fighter's decision to move up. He'd also said they were hoping to snag a spot in Pettis' hometown of Milwaukee.
A featherweight bout between Dan Ige and Jordan Griffin has also been added to the card, which will be headlined by a lightweight meeting between top contenders and former title challengers Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta.
The event's main card airs live on FOX following prelims expected to air on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
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