Paddy Pimblett will face Jordan Leavitt at UFC London in July, it has been confirmed, because the British fighter faces his second struggle in succession on house soil.
The UFC’s rising star defeated Rodrigo Vargas on an electrical evening on the O2 and can as soon as once more function on the primary card on its return to the UK.
Pimblett will struggle Leavitt in a light-weight bout on 23 July, with Tom Aspinall, Darren Until and Molly McCann all set to be in motion on the cardboard.
Pimblett is on a 4 struggle win streak and can look so as to add to his rising popularity after stealing the present alongside McCann on the earlier UFC London occasion.
The Liverpool fighter has stated he might want to shed weight for the light-weight contest, which will probably be towards the American Leavitt, whose report stands at 10-1 general in MMA.
“Get this weight off lad and I’ll be able to punch anybody’s head in everytime you need me to,” Pimblett stated on his YouTube channel final week.
“I don’t look that fats like, however everybody loves calling me fats on the web so we’ll associate with it.”