A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return to London as Brazilian Vicente Luque is scheduled to meet Birmingham’s Leon Edwards.
UFC Fight Night 107 will be held on March 18, 2017 at the The O2 Arena in London, England.
MMAFighting reported the bout.
Luque (11-5-1 MMA) is riding a four-fight winning streak, two of which have earned the Brazilian ‘Performance of the Night’ bonuses. Two submission wins over Hayder Hassan and Alvaro Herrera were followed by two TKO wins over Héctor Urbina and Belal Muhammad.
Following his second UFC loss, to Kamaru Usman via unanimous decision, Edwards (12-3 MMA) has rebounded to win two straight. A unanimous decision win over Dominic Waters was followed by a third-round submission over Albert Tumenov at UFC 204.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 107 now looks like this:
Francimar Barroso vs. Darren Stewart
Joseph Duffy vs. Reza Madadi
Teemu Packalen vs. Marc Diakiese
Arnold Allen vs. Makwan Amirkhani
Scott Askham vs. Brad Scott
Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson
Vicente Luque vs. Leon Edwards