A welterweight bout has been booked for UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England as Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes finalist Brad Scott will meet Michael Kuiper.
UFC officials announced the fight booking on Thursday morning and the bout will likely be apart of the preliminary card.
UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26th will come from the Manchester Arena and will be headlined by Michael Bisping facing Mark Munoz in a five round middleweight bout.
Scott (8-2) was defeated by Robert Whittaker in the welterweight final of TUF: The Smashes and this will be his first fight since that defeat. Prior to going on the reality show, he had won six straight and all of those wins were by stoppage.
Kuiper (12-2) made his UFC debut at the beginning of last year and has lost two of this three fights in the organization. His only win in the UFC came against Jared Hamman at UFC 150 by TKO and his most recent bout took place at UFC on FUEL TV 9 as he was defeated by Tom Lawlor.
The current UFC Fight Night 30: Bisping vs. Munoz card is below:
Michael Bisping (24-5) vs. Mark Munoz (13-3)
Ross Pearson (15-6) vs. Melvin Guillard (31-12-2, 1NC)
John Lineker (22-6) vs. Phil Harris (22-10, 1NC)
Jimy Hettes (10-1) vs. Mike Wilkinson (8-1)
Jimi Manuwa (13-0) vs. Ryan Jimmo (18-2)
Anthony Njokuani (16-7, 1NC) vs. Paul Taylor (11-6-1, 1NC)
Tom Watson (16-6) vs. Alessio Sakara (19-10, 1NC)
Brad Scott (8-2) vs. Michael Kuiper (12-2)