Undefeated lightweight Marc Diakiese has signed with the UFC and he will make his promotional debut next month at UFC 204 in Manchester, England against Reza Madadi.
The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Thursday.
UFC 204 will come from the Manchester Arena on October 8 and will be headlined by a rematch as Michael Bisping defends the UFC middleweight title against Dan Henderson.
Diakiese (9-0) is coming off a knockout win at BAMMA 25 in May against Kane Mousah and his last two victories have come by TKO/KO in the first round. Madadi (14-4) is also coming off a stoppage victory as he defeated Yan Cabral by TKO at UFC Fight Night 87 in May and he is 2-2 in his last four fights.
The current UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson II fight card is below.
Michael Bisping (30-7) vs. Dan Henderson (32-14)
Vitor Belfort (25-12) vs. Gegard Mousasi (39-6)
Ovince Saint Preux (19-8) vs. Jimi Manuwa (15-2)
Stefan Struve (31-8) vs Ruslan Magomedov (14-1)
Adriano Martins (28-7) vs. Leonardo Santos (15-4)
Brad Pickett (26-11) vs. Iuri Alcantara (37-7, 1NC)
Davey Grant (10-2) vs. Damian Stasiak (10-2)
Leon Edwards (11-3) vs. Albert Tumenov (17-3)
Ian Entwistle (9-3) vs. Rob Font (12-2)
Arnold Allen (11-1) vs. Mirsad Bektic (10-0)
Danny Roberts (13-1) vs. Mike Perry (8-0)
Reza Madadi (14-4) vs. Marc Diakiese (9-0)