- 18-3 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
- 8 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Brad Morris, Bob Sapp, Sean McCorkle
- 14-0 MMA / UFC Debut
- 14 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins:
August 31st, 2013
Soa Palelei returns to the UFC after a five-year absence. He was released in December of 2007 after just one loss to Eddie Sanchez at UFC 79. Since his release, Palelei has gone 10-1, including a current eight-fight win streak with wins over Yusuke Kawaguchi, Bob Sapp, and Sean McCorkle.
Undefeated Ukrainian heavyweight prospect, Nikita Krylov will make his UFC debut following a perfect 14-0 start to his career. All fourteen wins have come by way of first round stoppages (5 TKO, 9 Submission). Most recently, Krylov defeated Gabriel Tampu by first round TKO at a M-1 Challenge 38 in Russia.