Payton Talbott is set to make his UFC debut against Nick Aguirre at UFC Vegas 82 event.
During the August 22, 2023 episode of Dana White Contender Series, an announcement was made that Payton Talbott and Aguirre are set to clash in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Fight Night event on November 18 in Las Vegas, NV.
Talbott secured his place in the UFC after a unanimous decision victory over Reyes Cortez at the first episode of Dana White Contender Series 2023. He is unbeaten in 7 MMA fights so far. Before Cortez, Talbott defeated Cristhian Rivas in Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 9 event.
Nick Aguirre debuted in UFC at UFC Vegas 67 event against Daniel Argueta, where he lost the match by unanimous decision. The loss to Argueta was Aguirre’s first MMA loss. He has since taken part in a grappling match against Nick Fox at the Art of Scrap 6 event, where he won the match via decision.
UFC Vegas 82 event is scheduled for November 18, and it is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. A bantamweight bout is also reported for the event where Kyung Ho Kang will face John Castaneda.