While Brunson (ranked No. 9 in the middleweight division) enjoys a higher standing than Kelly on the divisional ladder, the two fighters are on opposite runs of late. Brunson has dropped back-to-back fights after winning five straight, most recently dropping a close decision to Anderson Silva at UFC 208.
Kelly, meanwhile, has won four in a row, with his latest coming via split decision against Rashad Evans at UFC 209.
UFC Fight Night 110 is expected to be headlined by a clash of heavyweight animals, as MMAJunkie.com reported earlier Monday Mark Hunt vs. Derrick Lewis is targeted to headline the event.