Philly Fighter Paul Felder added to UFC 208 Card
- Updated: December 20, 2016
Philadelphia PA: When you think of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) in the city of Philadelphia, The name that comes to most people is Eddie Alvarez, who last month headlined UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden against Conor McGregor, but now there is another Philly fighter in the UFC that everyone should take notice and his name is Paul Felder.
On Monday night, the UFC Announced that Philadelphia’s Paul Felder (12-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will take on Gilbert Burns (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 208 in a 3 round lightweight fight on February 11 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY. Felder is coming into fight against Burns off a 3rd round TKO loss to Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg back on September 24,2016 from Brasília, Brazil. Gilbert Burns also fought on the same card and also tasted defeat as he lost a unanimous decision to Michel Prazeres. This will be an interesting fight.
Since turning Pro in 2011, Paul Felder is Unbeaten in fights on the east coast.
Felder Reaction to fighting at UFC 208
Fighting in BROOKLYN! I hope all my NYC and Philly friends and fans can make it! Always wanted… https://t.co/idJ7eCHcFQ
— Paul Felder (@felderpaul) December 20, 2016
The Main Event of UFC 208 will be Holly Holm taking on Germaine de Randamie in a five-round fight for the 1st ever UFC women’s featherweight championship.