The June 27 card is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. That’s following the NSAC approving the promotion’s next three events, starting with this weekend’s Calvillo vs. Eye card.
Pena (8-2) entered the UFC via The Ultimate Fighter 27, although his run on the show was cut short due to injury. However, he was signed by the promotion and has built a sizeable following thanks to his “Violent Bob Ross” persona and in-cage abilities. In Las Vegas against Worthy, Pena will enter off a win against Steve Garcia. Overall, he’s 4-2 inside the octagon to date.
Worthy (15-6) entered the UFC last year, winning his debut against Devonte Smith at UFC 241. That first round knockout of Smith earned “The Deathstar” a $50,000 Performance of the Night award. An impressive first look, which has earned Worthy a solid name for his sophomore outing in the promotion.
The June 27 event currently has the following fights attached:
Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker
Aspen Ladd vs. Sara Mcmann
Maurice Greene vs. Gian Villante
Mickey Gall vs. Mike Perry
Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen
Tanner Boser vs. Philipe Lins
Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy