UFC News: Fighter set to return to Octagon at upcoming PPV following 2 years away
UFC fighters put their bodies on the line for the love of the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, as do most MMA fighters. It can put them on the shelf for long durations, and even end their careers due to injuries suffered during fights or even those suffered while training.
Thus when fighters recover and return to the Octagon, it is always a big deal. Matt Brown is set to finally return to the Octagon following 2 years away due to injury. He is set to be a part of upcoming UFC PPV, UFC 245.
Matt Brown to return to UFC
UFC fighter Matt Brown is finally returning to the Octagon after spending more than two years on the sidelines.
Heading into his last fight against Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown had been on a 3-fight losing streak, and 36-years-old at the time, Matt Brown had been thinking about retiring and had said that the fight might be his last.
After a first-round Knockout win, he decided that he had more in him. He was set to take on Carlos Condit in early April. However, at the time, he suffered an ACL injury, and had to back out of the fight. Ever since then, he has been in recovery.
Now, the ever fan-favorite Matt Brown is returning to the Octagon at UFC 245. He has been scheduled to face 'Killa B' Ben Saunders at the event.
MMA Junkie confirmed the news of the return and the fight after the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported it initially.
Who is Matt Brown facing at UFC 245?
Matt Brown is facing Ben Saunders at the UFC 245 PPV. Both Brown and Saunders have lost a lot of their recent fights. While Brown has a win in his last fight, Saunders has lost his last three fights.