UFC officials announced the bout earlier today.
UFC on FUEL TV 7 is set to go down at the famous Wembley Arena in London, England on February 16th.
At the time of this report it was not indicated whether or not this most recent welterweight booking will be featured on the main or preliminary card.
A black belt under Renzo Gracie, Nelson boasts an impressive unbeaten record of 10-0-1. He made his UFC debut at UFC on FUEL TV 5 with a stunning first round submission over DaMarques Johnson. The victory not only notched his 10th MMA victory, but also his 10th stoppage.
On the other side of the cage, Justin Edwards will try to keep himself in the win column. The TUF 13 cast member last saw action at UFC on FX 5 with his “Submission of the Night” performance over MMA vet, Josh Neer.
The UFC on FUEL TV 7 card is shaping up as follows:
Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald – for interim bantamweight title
Dennis Siver vs. Cub Swanson
Che Mills vs. Matthew Riddle
Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte
Danny Castillo vs. Paul Sass
Ulysses Gomez vs. Phil Harris
Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka
Josh Grispi vs. Andy Ogle
Cyrille Diabate vs. Jimi Manuwa
Justin Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson
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