A lightweight bout has been made official for UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil as Alan Patrick will meet Garett Whiteley.
UFC officials made the fight official on Monday and it will be one of the bouts on the preliminary card that will be streamed online.
UFC Fight Night 29 will take place from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil and will be headlined by a welterweight bout as Demian Maia meets Jake Shields.
Patrick (10-0) will be making his debut in the UFC in this bout and his last two wins have come by unanimous decision. During his career, he has five wins by stoppage with three of those wins coming by TKO/KO.
Whiteley (5-0) will also be making his UFC debut in this bout and all of his wins have come by stoppage. He opened his career with four straight victories in the first round before getting a third round submission win in his last fight.
The current UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields card is below.
Main Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Demian Maia (18-4) vs. Jake Shields (28-6-1, 1NC)
Erick Silva (15-3) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1, 1NC)
Rony Jason (13-3) vs. Jeremy Stephens (21-9)
Thiago Silva (15-3, 2NC) vs. Matt Hamill (11-4)
Fábio Maldonado (19-6) vs. Joey Beltran (14-8, 1NC)
Raphael Assunção (20-4) vs. TJ Dillashaw (8-1)
Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT)
Mike Pierce (17-5) vs. Rousimar Palhares (14-5)
Hacran Dias (21-2-1) vs. Rodrigo Damm (11-6)
Ildemar Alcantara (19-5) vs. Igor Araujo (23-6, 1NC)
David Mitchell (12-3) vs. Yan Cabral (10-0)
Preliminary Card: (Facebook – 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT)
Iliarde Santos (27-8-1) vs. Chris Cariaso (14-5)
Alan Patrick (10-0) vs. Garett Whiteley (5-0)