Promotion officials announced the pairing on Thursday. UFC on Fox
26 takes place at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg on Dec. 16 and will
also feature a light heavyweight duel between Antonio
Rogerio Nogueira and Jared
Cannonier. A headliner for the event has not been revealed.
Elliott, a former 125-pound title challenger, is coming off a
49-second submission defeat to Ben Nguyen at
UFC Fight Night 110 on June 10. The 30-year-old Missouri native is
3-6 over the course of two separate Octagon tenures.
Scoggins, meanwhile, has suffered back-to-back submission losses to
Sasaki and Pedro
Munhoz in his last two outings. “Tank” is 4-4 during his
promotional tenure and owns a notable win over current flyweight
No. 1 contender Ray Borg.