Volkanovski recently announced the matchup via Twitter, although
the Las Vegas-based promotion has yet to confirm the featherweight
pairing. “Agreement signed…We going to Boise,” Volkanovski
UFC Fight Night 133 takes place at CenturyLink Arena on July 14 and
is headlined by a heavyweight clash between Junior dos
Santos and Blagoy
Ivanov. The card will air on Fox Sports 1 following early
prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Volkanovski has tasted defeat just once in 18 professional
appearances. The 29-year-old Australian is 4-0 under the UFC banner
and is coming off a second-round technical knockout victory against
Kennedy in his most recent outing at UFC 221.
Elkins is currently riding the momentum of a six-bout winning
streak in the Octagon. “The Damage” last appeared at UFC Fight
Night 124, where he submitted Michael
Johnson with a second-round rear-naked choke on Jan. 14.