Darren Till vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set for UFC 244
Darren Till will make his middleweight debut against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 on November 2. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported the news of the matchup.
Till (17-2-1) is coming off of back-to-back losses to Tyron Woodley and Jorge Masvidal, most recently losing to Masvidal via second round knockout in March. Till holds notable Octagon victories at welterweight over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.
Gastelum (15-4-1NC) is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 236 in April. Also a former welterweight, Gastelum holds wins over Nate Marquardt, Tim Kennedy, Michael Bisping, and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza since moving up to the middleweight division.
UFC 244 will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York.