Kron Gracie made his UFC debut earlier this year. Looks like bjj ace and son of Rickson Gracie is getting ready to go back into octagon following the news that one of his best friends Nate Diaz is set to appear on the card.
Quick update on UFC featherweight Kron Gracie … he's looking to fight at UFC 241 on Aug. 17 in Anaheim. A few opponents have been discussed, nothing finalized yet. Makes sense to add him to that card. Kron lives in LA and his buddy, Nate Diaz, is the co-main event.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) May 14, 2019
Initially after victory over Alex Caceres April dates were in play and Gracie showcased desire to get straight back into cage.
UFC 241 takes place Aug. 17 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The main card airs streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
Diaz (19-11) will face former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in a 170-pound bout in Anaheim, Californi. The bout is expected to serve as a co-main event for a UFC 241 card headlined by a heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic.
No word yet on Gracie’s opponent