A lightweight battle between TUF alums Phillipe Nover and Rob Emerson is signed for UFC 109 on February 6 from the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
Nover (6-2-1), has had a rough start as a UFC fighter, losing his first two fights in the UFC to Efrain Escudero and Kyle Bradley. Nover was scheduled to take on Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 19, but suffered a seizure the day of the fight.
Emerson (8-8), is also on a two fight skid, losing to Kurt Pellegrino and Rafael dos Anjos. Emerson’s entertaining fights and hard fought losses have kept him relevant in the UFC.
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