A lightweight matchup between Brok ‘Chata Tsuka’ Weaver and Frank ‘The Crank’ Camacho is set for a UFC Fight Night Vegas event on September 12th. – from the UFC Apex facility in Nevada.
Dana White’s Contenders Series alumnus, Weaver will attempt to return to winning ways, following a second-round rear-naked choke defeat opposite Roosevelt Roberts at UFC Fight Night Vegas in May. The defeat marked Weaver’s first in four outings.
Also making a timely turnaround, Guam native, Camacho is tasked with overturning a two-fight slide, following a quickfire knockout loss at the hands of Justin Jaynes at UFC Fight Night Vegas in June. Sources close to Fight Bananas confirmed the pairing, requesting anonymity in the process.
In his aforementioned appearance on DWCS back in August of last annum, Weaver managed to earn an Octagon deal in a victory over Devin Smith via unanimous decision. Making his first UFC outing, the 28-year-old Alabama native took home a disqualification win after he was struck with an illegal knee by Rodrigo Vargas in the opening frame.
Former welterweight challenger, Camacho – hasn’t experienced all success since his return to 155-pounds back in June of last year. Managing a knockout win over Nick Hein, the 31-year-old would drop a submission defeat to grappling ace, Beneil Dariush – prior to his previously noted defeat against, Jaynes, where he tipped the lightweight scales at 159-pounds. A seven-fight UFC veteran. Camacho has picked up a 2-5 record along the way.