TUF winner Gastelum booked vs. Thiago at UFC on FOX Sports 1 Indy

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Kelvin Gastelum was the last pick for Team Sonnen on the seventeenth season of the Ultimate Fighter, however defeated three consecutive opponents and then favorite Urijah Hall in the finale to win the Ultimate Fighter. Winning the show however is just the start, and his post-show UFC career will start in August in the welterweight division versus Paulo Thiago:

Kelvin Gastelum has his next marching orders. As expected, the underdog TUF 17 winner will drop down to welterweight, where he will meet Paulo Thiago at the UFC’s second event on FOX Sports 1.

Gastelum announced the bout Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.

UFC on FS1 2 takes place August 28, 2013 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Top-10 welterweights Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann rematch in the night’s main event.

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