MMAFighting.com was first to report the bout, which has not
been officially signed. UFC Fight Night 139 takes place at the
Pepsi Center in Denver on Nov. 10 and is headlined by a
featherweight showdown between Frankie
Edgar and Chan Sung
Ramos enters the bout on a four-fight winning streak, including a
trio of victories inside the Octagon. In his most recent outing,
the 23-year-old Brazilian took a split verdict against Kyung Ho
Kang at UFC 227. Ramos owns a 12-1 professional mark, with nine
triumphs coming inside the distance.
Simon, a former Legacy Fighting Alliance champion, is riding the
wave of a seven-fight winning streak. That run includes victories
Jackson and Merab
Dvalishvili in UFC competition. The 26-year-old is 14-1 as a
pro and has finished seven of his wins by knockout, technical
knockout or submission.