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Brad Pickett drops down to flyweight, wants fight at UFC London event in March of 2014

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division just got a bit more crowded now that Brad Pickett has decided to shed some weight and make the drop down to 125 pounds.

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After splitting a pair of fights in back-to-back "Fight of the Night" performances at bantamweight, Brad Pickett has decided to make the drop down to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division in search of a fresh start.

And he wants to show off his slimmer physique when the Las Vegas, Nevada - based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion invades London's O2 Arena in March of 2014 according to this tweet from "One Punch:"

Pickett's last outing saw him get choked out by Michael McDonald at UFC Fight Night 26 this past August. Prior to that, the British banger won an exciting back-and-forth brawl against Mike Easton at UFC on FUEL TV 9.

In his last eight bouts dating back to his 2010 showdown against Scott Jorgensen at WEC 50, "One Punch" has claimed six "Fight Night" bonuses including one "Knockout of the Night" and five "Fight of the Night" awards.

Since making his Octagon debut at UFC 138 back in 2011, Pickett has gone an even 3-3 in the 135-pound weight class.

Perhaps a change of scenery will bode well for the 35 year-old Pickett, who will be competing in his fourth division, having previously fought at lightweight and featherweight, as well.

Anyone expect big things out of Pickett down at 125 pounds?

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