“Judo” Jim Wallhead will finally compete in the UFC, taking on Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night 93.
Set for September 3 in Hamburg, Germany, the entire card will air live on UFC Fight Pass.
Wallhead (29-9) has fought all over the world, but will just now be making his Octagon debut. Ayari (15-3) was expected to face Emil Meek, but Meek was removed due to issues with his medicals.
Below is the current lineup:
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett
Light Heavyweight: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jan Blachowicz
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Bader vs. Ilir Latif
Middleweight: Scott Askham vs. Jack Hermansson
Welterweight: Peter Sobotta vs. Nicolas Dalby
Heavyweight:: Jarjis Danbo vs. Christian Colombo
Lightweight: Nick Hein vs. Tae Hyun Bang
Lightweight: Rustam Khabilov vs. Leandro Silva
Bantamweight: Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones
Strawweight: Michelle Waterson vs. Aisling Daly
Bantamweight: Taylor Lapilus vs. Leandro Issa
Female Bantamweight: Germaine de Randamie vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
Welterweight: Jessin Ayari vs. Jim Wallhead