A matchup of debuting middleweights has been booked for UFC Fight Night 86 on April 10 in Croatia as Bojan Velickovic meets Alessio Di Chirico.
UFC officials announced the fight booking on Tuesday.
UFC Fight Night 86 will come from the Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia and tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 12.
Velickovic (13-3) won the vacant RFA welterweight title in January when he submitted Benjamin Smith at RFA 34. He is currently on a four fight winning streak and eleven of his thirteen wins have come by stoppage. Di Chirico (9-0) made his pro debut in 2011 and eight of his nine wins have come by finish. His most recent win came in November as he defeated Andrzej Grzebyk by decision.
The main event for UFC Fight Night 86 is expected to be announced shortly by the promotion and the current fight card is below.
Gabriel Gonzaga (17-10) vs. Ruslan Magomedov (14-1)
Jan Blachowicz (18-5) vs. Igor Pokrajac (25-12, 1NC)
Bojan Mihajiovic (10-3) vs Francis Ngannou (6-1)
Bartosz Fabinski (13-2) vs. Nicolas Dalby (14-0-1)
Bojan Velickovic (13-3) vs. Alessio Di Chirico (9-0)