Daron CruickshankFollowing a memorable knockout in his last fight, former Ultimate Fighter competitor Daron Cruickshank will travel to John Makdessi’s backyard when the two lightweights face off at UFC 158 in Montreal.

UFC officials announced the fight on Friday.

Following a run on the 15th season of the Ultimate Fighter, Daron Cruickshank has picked up two wins in a row including his highlight reel knockout of Henry Martinez at UFC on Fox 5 in Seattle.

Now Cruickshank will face another dangerous striker when he heads to Montreal to face John Makdessi at UFC 158.

Makdessi fights in Montreal for the second straight fight after defeating fellow Canadian Sam Stout at UFC 154 last November.

The two lightweights face off in what is expected to be an undercard fight for the show headlined by UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre as he faces Nick Diaz in the main event.

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

Related News

10 memorable moments from UFC Fight Night 104: 'Zombie' indeed, new title fight, flipping off crowd

  • 13 days ago
  • 14 views

The featherweight division got a whole lot more interesting on Saturday thanks to [autotag]Chan Sung Jung[/autotag]. "The Korean Zombie," back in the UFC after an absence of 1,281 days, knocked out [ read news >>

Willis replaces Henrique, faces Tybura at UFC 208

  • 12 days ago
  • 2 views

Saturday's UFC 208 card at Barclays Center in Brooklyn is now complete, with the addition of a heavyweight fight between Poland's Marcin Tybura and Octagon newcomer Justin Willis. read news >>

Watch Tim Boetsch's Win Over Nick Ring from 2011 (UFC 208 Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 8 days ago
  • 3 views

Watch Tim Boetsch's UFC 135 win over Nick Rick from September 2011. Boetsch faces third-ranked Jacare Souza on the UFC 208 main card on Saturday. read news >>

Rashad Evans Faces Daniel Kelly at UFC 209 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 4 days ago
  • 12 views

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will make his middleweight debut at UFC 209 against Australia's Daniel Kelly UFC officials announced on Tuesday. read news >>

The most memorable moments from UFC 208 (and yes, there were some despite nine decisions)

  • 6 days ago
  • 35 views

Check out some of the most memorable moments from this past Saturday’s UFC 208 card in Brooklyn.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Derek Brunson Says Anderson Silva's Losses are Due to 'Unfortunate Events' | MMAWeekly.com

  • 12 days ago
  • 11 views

Middleweight contender Derek Brunson faces former champion Anderson Silva in the UFC 208 co-main event with hopes that a win will put him back into title talk. read news >>

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2378 with former UFC champ Miesha Tate

  • 12 days ago
  • 2 views

Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Miesha Tate.Filed under: News, Radio, UFC read news >>

UFC Unfiltered: Anderson Silva & Wyclef Jean

  • 12 days ago
  • 0 views

Wyclef Jean joins Jim and guest co-host Dan Soder in studio to discuss being an MMA fan from the beginning, training jiu-jitsu, Conor vs. Mayweather, and much more. Later, the great Anderson Silva ca read news >>

Sunday's UFC Halifax Card Loses a Bout | MMAWeekly.com

  • 6 days ago
  • 6 views

UFC Fight Night 104, which is slated for Sunday in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, has been scaled back by one bout. read news >>

UFC 205 Set Records and Pumped Millions into New York's Economy | MMAWeekly.com

  • 6 days ago
  • 10 views

According to an Ultimate Fighting Championship impact study, UFC 205 set numerous records and pumped millions of dollars into New York's economy. read news >>