Gilbert Melendez will face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170. The fight was made official last night by UFC officials following the UFC 168 pay-per-view. The lightweight bout will take place on the main card of the show.
It is the third bout announced for the February 22nd show. Daniel Cormier will face Rashad Evans in the co-main event of the evening while Ronda Rousey hops right back into the cage when he defends her UFC Womens Bantamweight title against Sarah McMann in the main event.
The event takes place in Las Vegas.