“The California Kid,” 40, is returning after retiring in December 2016, after his decision win over Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22.
He will take on the up and coming Simon, 26, who is on a eight fight win streak. He took a unanimous decision win over Rani Yahya in his last bout at UFC 234 last February.
— Ricky Simón (@RickySimonUFC) May 15, 2019
UFC on ESPN+ 13 is scheduled for July 13 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. Current bouts include:
Urijah Faber (34-10-0) vs. Ricky Simon (15-1-0)
Ryan Hall (7-1-0) vs. Darren Elkins (24-7-0)
Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-0) vs. Livinha Souza (13-1-0)
Nicco Montano (4-2-0) vs. Sara McMann (11-5-0)
Karl Roberson (7-2-0) vs. John Phillips (21-9-0)
Benito Lopez (9-1-0) vs. Martin Day (9-3-0)
Beneil Dariush (16-4-1) vs. Drakkar Klose (10-1-1)
Marvin Vettori (12-3-1) vs. Cezar Frreira (13-7-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.