Makaha's Yancy Medeiros to fight at UFC 203

Makaha's Yancy Medeiros to fight at UFC 203

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Makaha native Yancy Medeiros has agreed to a welterweight fight against Sean Spencer at UFC 203 in Cleveland this September, the fighter told Hawaii News Now on Tuesday.

Medeiros last fought at UFC 198 in May, a loss to Francisco Trinaldo in which he was later awarded the league's "Fight of the Night" bonus.

Medeiros is 3-2 in his last five UFC fights, with a pair of finishes by submission and a split-decision victory over John Makdessi at UFC 194.

His opponent, Sean Spencer, has lost his two most recent fights in the UFC, including a TKO stoppage by Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson in February.

The fight card, scheduled for September 10, will be headlined by a heavyweight championship fight between reigning champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem.

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