Norman Parke UFC on FX 6

The UFC on Fox 7 fight card continues to grow with the addition of TUF The Smashes lightweight winner Norman Parke stepping into the Octagon to fight Jon Tuck.

UFC officials announced the bout late Wednesday night.

The bout will be Parke’s (17-2) first since defeating Colin Fletcher in the finale at UFC on FX 6 in December.

After making his way through the fights on the reality series by way of decision, Parke will look to get back to finishing fights when he steps in the cage with Tuck. Parke has won 15 of his 17 fights by either submission or knockout. He is currently in the midst of a seven-fight winning streak.

Tuck has also won seven-consecutive bouts, but they represent his full resume.

Coming off of a decision win over Tiequan Zhang at the UFC’s Chinese debut in November, Tuck is also a finisher that would like to get back to closing out fights.

The two will battle on the undercard in support of the UFC on Fox 7 main event pitting UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson against Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez.

UFC on Fox 7 takes place on April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

Be sure to Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

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

Related News

Bigfoot Silva vs. Soa Palelei Lands on UFC 190 Fight Card

  • 29 days ago
  • 6 views

The UFC 190 fight card continues to grow with the addition of a heavyweight bout between Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Soa Palelei. read news >>

Daron Cruickshank vs. James Krause set for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

A pair of exciting lightweights will meet on big FOX. Daron Cruickshank will take on James Krause at UFC on FOX 16 on July 25 in Chicago, the UFC announced Friday. Cruickshank (16-6, 1 NC) missed wei read news >>

Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta set for UFC Fight Night 71

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC Fight Night 71 is getting a big lightweight addition with the announcement that Al Iaquinta will face Bobby Green at the event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

TUF ATT VS. BLACKZILIANS LAUNCHES WITH NEW POINTS-SYSTEM

  • 28 days ago
  • 19 views

TUF ATT VS. BLACKZILIANS LAUNCHES WITH NEW POINTS-SYSTEM FIGHTLAND BLOG By Fightland Staff read news >>

UFC 186 results: Randa Markos outworks 'TUF 20' teammate Aisling Daly

  • 28 days ago
  • 4 views

MONTREAL – Randa Markos tried nearly everything in her bag of tricks to force a submission out of Aisling Daly. In the end, she settled for a decision victory. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Daron Cruickshank vs. James Krause slated for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

A lightweight fight between Daron Cruickshank and James Krause has joined July’s UFC on FOX 16 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

The MMA Prospectus: UFC 186, Fox 15, TUF performers, & more

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

Zane Simon and T.P. Grant are back for this week's look at everything in developing MMA talent. read news >>

Knockout Radio Podcast: Robbie Lawler, Din Thomas and TUF 21’s Kamaru Usman

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their April 21 broadcast featuring UFC champ Robbie Lawler, retired UFC vet Din Thomas, and the first TUF 21 fight winner. read news >>

Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Lorenz Larkin added to TUF: Brazil 4 Finale card in Sao Paulo

  • 28 days ago
  • 6 views

Santiago Ponzinibbio and Lorenz Larkin are the second pair of welterweights added to the TUF: Brazil 4 Finale card in Sao Paulo, which will be headlined by Erick Silva and Rick Story. A couple of wel read news >>