UFC 231: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns added

The UFC confirmed that lightweights Olivier Aubin-Mercier (11-3-0) and Gilbert Burns (13-3-0) have been moved to Toronto’s UFC 231 show.

The bout was originally set for UFC on FOX 28, but was cancelled when Burns was deemed to be medically unfit to make weight.

“The Quebec Kid,” 29 is looking to rebound from a decision loss to Alexander Hernandez at UFC on FOX 30 in July, snapping a four fight win streak.

“Durinho,” 32, is also trying to move on from a KO loss to Dan Hooker at UFC 226, which snapped a two fight win streak.

UFC 231 is set for Dec. 8 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

More bouts are expected to be announced.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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