MMAjunkie.com was first to report the featherweight booking.
UFC 261 takes place on April 24 at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
in Jacksonville, Fla., and is headlined by a welterweight
championship rematch between Kamaru
Usman and Jorge
Connelly pulled off a significant upset in his Octagon debut, when
he outpointed Michel
Pereira in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 158 in
September 2019. He has been sidelined since then after undergoing
A featherweight title holder in Cage Fury Fighting Championships,
Sabatini enters the matchup with Connelly on a two-fight winning
streak. The 30-year-old Pennsylvanian is 13-3 as a pro, with 11 of
those triumphs coming inside the distance.