Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweights
The bout will be Swick's third since making the move from the middleweight division down to 170 pounds. He is 2-0 in his new weight class, defeating both
The fight with Goulet will mark Swick's first bout since undergoing surgery in July to remove bone fragments and bone spurs.
"I had a few bone fragments floating around in my elbow joint causing inflammation. There were also bone spurs that needed to be removed. It has been ongoing for a while," he told MMAWeekly.com in an August interview. "It reduced my flexibility in the right arm and if it was extended too much it would swell up and be useless for a few days until the inflammation went down."
He is now looking forward to a return to form. "I am extremely motivated and excited to get back in the Octagon... Mentally and physically I will be where I need to be to return to the aggressive, explosive fighter that I used to be."
Swick and Goulet were originally slated to fight at
Both fighters are looking to establish themselves in a welterweight division loaded with talent.
The bout will take place as part of