Promotion officials announced the lightweight booking on Wednesday.
UFC 210 takes place at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo on April 8 and
is headlined by a light heavyweight championship rematch between
Cormier and Anthony
A four-time NCAA All-American wrestler at Edinboro University,
Gillespie is unbeaten in eight professional MMA appearances. “The
Gift” made his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 95, where he took a
unanimous decision victory over Glaico
Franca on Sept. 24.
Holbrook, meanwhile, has been victorious in two of his first three
UFC bouts. Most recently, the 31-year-old Indianapolis native took
a split decision over Australian prospect Jake
Matthews at UFC Fight Night 101 on Nov. 26. Holbrook is 12-1 as
a professional overall.