Nick Denis to Face Bedford at UFC on Fox 3
Ottawa’s Nick Denis (11-2) impressed many in his UFC debut against Joseph Sandoval when he KO’d his opponent with elbows in a mere 22 seconds. Now, the Ninja of Love will get a chance to repeat that performance against The Ultimate Fighter 14 contestant Johnny Bedford on May 5th in New Jersey on the UFC on Fox 3.
Robin Black, Nick Denis’ manager, gave his thoughts on the bout.
“Its a great, tough matchup for Nick’s second fight in the UFC. Bedford is tough and well known because of The Ultimate Fighter. This one is on Fox so its great opportunity for Nick. If he performs like he did in his first fight, he will be seen by tens of millions of people on Fox.
Nick is as legitimate a knockout artist as there is at Bantamweight, so I hope Bedford is ready!”
Bedford (18-9-1) lost to John Dodson on TUF 14 but rebounded to win his UFC debut against Louis Gaudinot in December. Bedford was due to fight Michel (Mitch) Gagnon at the UFC on FOX 2 card before Visa issues stopped Gagnon from competing. Now Bedford gets another shot at a top Canadian Bantamweight.