Two welterweights with a combined record of 40-7 will square off this July at UFC Fight Night 72, as Sean Strickland battles Igor Araujo.
Set for July 15 from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center, the main card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1.
Strickland (15-1) lost for the first time in his career when he was topped by Santiago Ponzinibbio after deciding to move down from middleweight. Araujo (25-7) is 2-1 in his last three, just like Strickland.
Below is the current lineup:
Lightweight: Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson
Welterweight: Sean Strickland vs. Igor Araujo