UFC welterweight Che Mills announced Tuesday that he will square off with Duane Ludwig on Sept. 29 in Nottingham, England.

Mills revealed the booking on his official Twitter account this morning. The UFC’s upcoming visit to the United Kingdom is expected to serve as UFC on Fuel TV 5 and will be headlined by a heavyweight confrontation between Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic. The event takes place at the Capital FM Arena and will also feature a bantamweight showdown pitting Brad Pickett against Yves Jabouin, as well as a featherweight conflict featuring “Ultimate Fighter” alumni Andy Ogle and Akira Corassani.

Mills, 29, impressed in his Octagon debut last November by knocking out “TUF 13” veteran Chris Cope in 40 seconds at UFC 138. His next outing would end less favorably, however, as Mills was dominated by rising Canadian prospect Rory MacDonald on April 21 at UFC 145. Prior to that second-round technical knockout loss, “Beautiful” had won five straight fights, collecting victories under the M-1 Challenge and BAMMA banners before joining the UFC.

Ludwig also suffered a setback in his most recent outing, catching a crisp left hook from Dan Hardy that led to a first-round knockout at UFC 146 last month. The defeat marked the second loss for “Bang” this year, as the 33-year-old was also put to sleep with a guillotine choke courtesy of Josh Neer on Jan. 20. The 12-year pro has gone 2-4 in his most recent run with the Las Vegas-based promotion, earning wins over Nick Osipczak and Amir Sadollah prior to his recent two-fight skid.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Urijah Faber reveals explosive new allegations in Duane Ludwig feud

  • 17 days ago

Urijah Faber is done standing idly by in the dispute between Team Alpha Male and ex-coach Duane Ludwig. Nearly two years after the acrimonious split between team and coach, and incensed by allegation read news >>

Andre Fili vs. Gabriel Benitez slated for Monterrey event

  • 22 days ago

Featherweight prospects Andre Fili and Gabriel Benitez are scheduled to square off at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale on Nov. 21 in Monterrey, Mexico, UFC officials announced Thursday.Fili, who is 2-2 read news >>

USA Taekwondo and UFC Extend Partnership

  • 23 days ago

USA Taekwondo and UFC® today announced the extension of its partnership agreement to continue the active promotion and exposure of amateur taekwondo competition across the United States. read news >>

UFC London Announced For Feb 2016

  • 23 days ago

UFC Fight Night® will return to London on February 27 read news >>

UFC returns to London in 2016 with Feb. 27 event

  • 23 days ago

The UFC is returning to London in early 2016, officials today announced.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Former Invicta FC champ Katja Kankaanpaa retires after Invicta FC 14 loss

  • 24 days ago

One of the world’s top strawweight fighters has announced her retirement after just 14 professional bouts.Filed under: News read news >>

Dominick Cruz: TJ Dillashaw and Duane Ludwig are 'idiots' for predicting knockout victory

  • 24 days ago

Dominick Cruz will finally get his chance to reclaim the title he was stripped of last year, when he faces current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw in the main read news >>

Pedro Rizzo announces retirement following TKO win in Brazil

  • 26 days ago

Another Brazilian heavyweight has announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Days after Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s announcement that he will no longer fight, fellow UFC veteran Pe read news >>

VIDEO: How Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau Came To Be for UFC 193

  • 28 days ago

Dana White announced recently that Valerie Letourneau, not Claudia Gadelha, would challenge Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 193. Champion and challenger weigh in. read news >>

Bellator 144: Brennan Ward vs Dennis Olson fight set for Mohegan Sun on Oct. 23

  • 29 days ago

Previously announced for a return to Mohegan Sun Arena -- the place where he knocked out Roger Carroll in July --Brennan Ward has now learned who his opponent will be on Oct. 23, 2015. "Irish" Brenna read news >>