Koch moving up to 155 for bout with Oliveira at UFC 170

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Erik Koch is 2-2 in the UFC at featherweight, but now has decided to move up to lightweight to fight Charles Oliveira at UFC 170:

Former featherweight contender Erik Koch will look to get his career back on track at 155 pounds.

“New Breed” will meet Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 170 on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Saturday.

Koch (13-3) has lost his last two fights in a row to Ricardo Lamas and Dustin Poirier.

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