A lightweight bout between Norman Parke and Reza Madadi has been added to UFC Fight Night 77.
UFC Fight Night 7 will be held on October 24, 2015 at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. The event will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier.
Parke (20-4-1 MMA) has has a very up and down time in the UFC as of late. Parke was docked one point for grabbing Leonardo Santos’ shorts in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 38 therefore the fight which Parke should of won ended in a majority draw. A dominant win over Naoyuki Kotani followed when the UFC were last in Dublin however two split decision losses following this win for Parke has him currently in no man’s land in the UFC’s 155lb division.
Madadi (13-3 MMA) has not fought inside the UFC since 2013 as he was previously serving a prison sentance for burglary. Currently 2-1 in the UFC, his last win was a massive one. Madadi submitted Michael Johnson in Sweden via d’arce choke in the third round.
The full lineup for the event can be found below as it stands today.
Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy
Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Cathal Pendred vs. Tom Breese
Norman Parke vs. Reza Madadi