The UFC has announced a welterweight battle between Matt Serra and Frank Trigg as part of the UFC 109 fight card. UFC 109 is scheduled to take place on February 9th, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The former UFC welterweight champion and season 6 TUF coach, Matt Serra, returns to the Octagon after a lengthy lay off since losing to Matt Hughes at UFC 98 via a unanimous decision.
Trigg is also looking to bounce right back with a victory after losing to Josh Koscheck at UFC 103. ‘Twinkle Toes’ had built a four 4-fight win streak at HDNet Fights, Sengoku, Strikeforce, and XCF events. In his career with the UFC, Trigg has fought for the UFC welterweight title twice, losing both times to Matt Hughes at UFC 45 and then at UFC 52.
Although it is not yet official, UFC 109 will headline current middleweight champion Anderson Silva defending his title against former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort.