Court McGee drops to welterweight, meets Josh Neer at UFC 157

Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE

Court McGee is dropping to welterweight after two straight losses, and he'll meet former lightweight Josh Neer at UFC 157. The news comes via MMA Fighting:

The winner of the eleventh season of "The Ultimater Fighter" has agreed to fight Josh Neer in 170-pound action at UFC 157 on Feb. 23, MMA Fighting has learned from closes sources to the event. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout.

McGee (13-3) dropped consecutive bouts to Constantinos Phillipou and most recently Nick Ring, both by decision. He had been on an eight-fight winning streak before that. Neer (33-12) is also on a two-fight losing streak, getting knocked out by Mike Pyle at UFC on FX 3 and submitted by Justin Edwards at UFC on FX 5.

The bout is expected to take place on the preliminary card. The show will be main-evented by the first women's fight in UFC history, as Ronda Rousey defends her title against Liz Carmouche.


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Join Bloody Elbow

You must be a member of Bloody Elbow to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Bloody Elbow. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker