An intriguing light-heavyweight clash has been scheduled for UFC 251 on July 11.
Former Rizin light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka will be making his UFC debut against former UFC title challenger Volkan Oedemir.
The news was reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. The venue for the fight is yet to determined, but there’s a chance the fight card will take place at Dana White’s ‘Fight Island’.
Prochazka, 27, is on a 10 fight winning streak, with his last loss dating back in 2015. Oezdemir, 30, is also looking to add another win to his current two-fight winning streak.
Prochazka vs. Oezdemir joins three other fights set for the July 11 card. Those fights are Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz, Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas, and Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Ciryl Gane.