Cody McKenzie returns to lightweight, meets Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9
The card for the UFC's return to Sacramento is one step closer to being complete with the addition of a lightweight bout to the card.
Cody McKenzie (14-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will return to 155 pounds after a two-fight stint at featherweight and will meet Sam Stout (19-9-1 MA, 8-8 UFC) on the show.
UFC officials today announced the fighters will fight at December's UFC on FOX 9 event.
Featuring a lineup that includes a headlining contest between UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and challenger Josh Thomson, UFC on FOX 9 takes place on Dec. 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.
The evening's main card airs on FOX following prelims that air on FOX Sports 1 and stream on Facebook. The McKenzie-Stout fight will be part of the night's preliminary card.