Contender Series Alum Peter Barrett Set for Octagon Debut vs. Danny Henry at UFC Lincoln
By: Tristen Critchfield Mar 3, 2020
Dana White’s Contender Series alum Peter
Barrett will make his first Octagon foray against Danny Henry
at UFC Lincoln on April 25.
MMAjunkie.com and The
Scrap confirmed that the featherweight contest is currently in
the works. UFC Fight Night 173 takes place at Pinnacle Bank Arena
in Lincoln, Neb., and is headlined by a light heavyweight showdown
Smith and Glover
Teixeira. The card will stream on ESPN+.
Barrett secured a UFC deal with a decision triumph over Sang Hoon
Yoo on Season 3 of the Contender Series this past August.
Barrett has spent most of his career competing under the Cage
Titans Fighting Championship banner, where he was once the
Scotland’s Henry kicked off his promotional tenure with
back-to-back victories over Daniel
Teymur and Hakeem
Dawodu before falling to Dan Ige via
first-round submission in his third Octagon appearance at UFC Fight
Night 147 last March. “The Hatchet” is 12-3 over the course of his
career, with all but two of those wins coming inside the