A much rumoured bout between UK submission artist Terry Etim and Rafael Dos Anjos has officially been confirmed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship for UFC 112.

UFC 112 will take place from Abu Dhabi on April 10 while airing live on Pay-Per-View.

Etim and Anjos will be joined on the card by the UK’s Paul Kelly when he faces of with Matt Veach.

Also added to the card is the light-heavyweight battle between heavy handed Swede Alexander Gustafsson and Phil Davis, who won last time out against Brian Stann at UFC 109.

It will be the first time Terry Etim has competed on the main card of a UFC event despite previously having seven fights with the organisation. In his last two outings, Etim has taken home the submission of the night bonus as well as winning his previous four fights. No doubt he will be looking to shine on the main card and get himself in the pecking order for bigger fights in the future.

Despite losing his first two fights in the UFC, lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos will always be remembered for being the victim of a brutal knockout on his debut at UFC 91 at the hands of Jeremy Stephens. Since then however, he has gone on to win two fights in the UFC against Rob Emerson and Kyle Bradley. A win against a quality fighter like Etim would see Dos Anjos moving up the ladder in the 155 lb division.

UFC 112 is now starting to take shape. The UFC middleweight championship will be on the line when Anderson Silva takes on fellow Brazilian, Demian Maia. The lightweight belt will also be up for grabs as champion BJ Penn takes on precision striker Frankie Edgar.