Kelvin Gastelum vs Paulo Thiago Headed to UFC on FOX Sports 1 2

Kelvin Gastelum


Kelvin Gastelum

  • 6-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Uriah Hall

Paulo Thiago


Paulo Thiago

  • 15-5 MMA / 5-5 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Josh Koscheck, Jacob Volkmann, Mike Swick


UFC on FOX Sports 1 2

August 28th, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

Bankers Life Fieldhouse


Kelvin Gastelum surprised the MMA community with a hard fought split decision victory over heavy favorite, Uriah Hall in the Ultimate Fighter 17 finale. He now drops to the welterweight division for his sophomore appearance in the UFC. Gastelum is a perfect 6-0 since starting his MMA career in December of 2010, winning five of six by stoppages (3 TKO, 2 Submission).

Paulo Thiago likely saved his spot on the UFC welterweight roster with a unanimous decision win over Michel Richard dos Prazeres at UFC on FX 8. He previously lost four of his last five fights, including decision losses to Martin Kampmann, Diego Sanchez, and Dong Hyun Kim.


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