A featherweight bout between two top prospects has been added to the UFC’s return to London as Arnold Allen is set to take on Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Night 107.
UFC Fight Night 107 will be held on March 18, 2017, at the O2 Arena in London, England.
The UFC announced the bout on Tuesday morning.
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ALLEN (11-1 MMA) earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus in his short-notice UFC debut, defeating Alan Omer via third round submission. Following his impress debut, Allen defeated Yaotzin Meza via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping.
Amirkhani (13-2 MMA) is also undefeated in the UFC, going 3-0 thus far. An eight-second TKO win over Andy Ogle in his debut was followed by a first-round submission over Masio Fullen at UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs. Penne. Most recent, ‘Mr Finland’ earned a hard fought unanimous decision win over Mike Wilkinson at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping.
With this fight announcement, UFC Fight Night 107 now looks like this:
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Arnold Allen
Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones
Leon Edwards vs. Vicente Luque
Marc Diakiese vs. Teemu Packalén
Tom Breese vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
Bradley Scott vs. Scott Askham
Darren Stewart vs. Francimar Barroso
Reza Madadi vs. Joseph Duffy
Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson
Daniel Omielańczuk vs. Timothy Johnson
Veronica Macedo vs. Lina Länsberg
Arnold Allen vs. Makwan Amirkhani