Two of the top 125-pound fighters in the UFC are set to collide in mid-April. Matheus Nicolau and Brandon Royval will meet at the UFC Fight Night event April 15 in what could be a potential flyweight title eliminator. The event takes place at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Mo., the promotion announced Wednesday. A person with knowledge of the matchup confirmed the bout to MMA Junkie but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement. Sports Illustrated first reported the fight.
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