Elkins recently announced the bout via Instagram.
MMAFighting.com was the first to report the matchup last week.
UFC on Fox 25 takes place at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y.,
and is headlined by a middleweight duel pitting Chris
Weidman against Kelvin
One of the more underrated talents in the division, Elkins enters
the bout with Bermudez on a four-fight winning streak. “The Damage”
last appeared at UFC 209, where he authored a stirring
come-from-behind knockout victory over Mirsad
Bektic. The 33-year-old Indiana native is 12-4 during his
tenure with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Bermudez came up short in his first outing of 2017, losing to
Sung Jung via first-round knockout at UFC Fight Night 104 on
Feb. 4. “The Menace” is 9-4 in the Octagon, a record that includes
a seven-fight winning streak from May 2012 to July 2014. He owns
notable triumphs over Max
Holloway, Clay Guida and