Jimy Hettes vs. Mike Wilkinson booked for UFC Fight Night 30

A featherweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26th in Manchester, England as Jimy Hettes will meet Mike Wilkinson.

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Hettes confirmed the fight on his Twitter account on Saturday night after their were media reports about the fight booking.

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.

Hettes (10-1) entered the UFC in 2011 and has won two of his three fights in the promotion. After starting his career with ten straight wins, he suffered his first defeat at UFC 152 against Marcus Brimage by unanimous decision.

Wilkinson (8-1) is an alum of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes and won his official UFC debut at the end of last year when he defeated Brendan Loughnane by unanimous decision at UFC on FX 6. He returned at UFC on FUEL TV 10 against TUF Brazil winner Rony Jason and was defeated by technical submission.

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)