Dustin Ortiz Headed to UFC Nashville for an ‘Creepy’ Showdown

June 16, 2015

Dustin Ortiz will return to action opposite Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall at UFC Fight Night 73 on Aug. 8 in Nashville, Tenn. UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday.

Both men are listed in the UFC Flyweight Top 15 rankings and looking to bounce back from a loss.

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McCall (13-5-1) is currently ranked No. 4 in the 125-pound division. He had won back-to-back bouts before losing a unanimous decision to John Lineker at UFC 183 in January.

Ian McCall 3262 WEC38-750x370Ortiz (14-4) sits at No. 11 in the rankings after having lost a unanimous decision to Joseph Benavidez last November.

Their fight at UFC Fight Night 73 will be a rematch that has been a little over four years in the making. The two fought under the Tachi Palace Fights banner in 2011 with McCall winning a unanimous decision. He would then go on to win that promotion’s flyweight title in his next bout.

A five-round light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Ovince St. Preux headlines the UFC Fight Night 73 card in Nashville.

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