Emil Weber Meek (8-2, 1 NC) looks to be headed to Toronto for UFC 206. MMAFighting.com first published that a bout between the Norwegian and Canadian Jordan Mein (29-10) are in the works for the Toronto event headlined by the Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson title fight.
Originally, Valhalla was set for his UFC debut in October on the UFC Hamburg card. However, the Frontline Academy fighter’s paperwork was not in place for the USADA to begin enrollment in the UFC’s Anti-Doping Policy in time.
December 10, UFC 206 – Emil Valhalla Meek Vs. Jordan Young Gun Mein! New tough hard challenges ahead, the UFC is not giving me any easy fights. Jordan is one of the best welter weights out there, he has only lost to the best fighters in the division. Knocked down Top ranked fighter Carlos Condit, went the distance with the UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodly! And now he has to face a hungry viking! With @FrontlineAcademy in my back I’m prepared for everything, I will be ready, I will be the best I can possible be, I will be prepared, I will fight, I will conquer, I will be glorious, we will be victorious!!! See you in Canada #valhallaarmy! @Betsafe @Proteinfabrikken.no #proteinfabrikken #betsafe #ufc #mma #frontlineacademy #mmatrondheim
Meek is on a three fight winning streak, and is coming off a big first round win over Rousimar Palhares at Venator FC 3.
Mein announced his retirement after his loss to Thiago Alves, but will make his return to the cage after nearly two years out of action. The Canadian Martial Arts fighter has a 3 win and 2 loss record in the Octagon, with notable wins over Mike Pyle and Dan Miller.
The bout goes down December 10 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.