Who is fighting for the UFC heavyweight title next? Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell are not, as they are set to face off in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin.
UFC Fight Night 76 will be held on October 24, 2015 at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
UFC officials haven’t formally announced the bout yet, but it is expected to serve as the co-main event.
Following a poor run in his first foive outings in the UFC going 2-3 in that stretch Rothwell has won three straight fights to come crashing back into contention. All three of his victories were finishes, with his last two bouts against Alistair Overeem (TKO) and Matt Mitrione (submission) coming in the first round.
The 32-year old Miocic, meanwhile, has won four of his past five fights, with his only loss coming against Junior dos Santos in December. In his last outing, Miocic was able TKO Mark Hunt in the fifth round at UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide, Australia.
The full fight card as it currently stands for UFC Fight Night 76 can be found below.
Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy
Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Cathal Pendred vs. Tom Breese
Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan
Norman Parke vs. Reza Madadi
Stipe Miocic vs. Ben Rothwell
Patrick Holohan vs. Louis Smolka
Darren Till vs. Nicolas Dalby