CES MMA welterweight champion Dominique Steele will make his Octagon debut later this month, signing to face Zak Cummings at UFC on FOX 16.

Set for July 25 from Chicago’s United Center, the card features a main event between bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Renan Barao.

Steele (13-5) has won seven of his last eight, including a recent decision victory over Chuck O’Neil that earned him the CES MMA title. Cummings (17-4) is 2-1 in his last three and 7-2 overall in his last nine.

Below is the current lineup:


UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Renan Barao

Female Bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Jessica Eye

Lightweight: Edson Barbosa vs. Paul Felder

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Takanori Gomi


Light Heavyweight: Gian Villante vs. Tom Lawlor

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Danny Castillo

Welterweight: Kenny Robertson vs. Ben Saunders

Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Bryan Caraway

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/4:15 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Daron Cruickshank vs. James Krause

Lightweight: Andrew Holbrook vs. Ramsey Nijem

Female Bantamweight: Jessamyn Duke vs. Elizabeth Phillips

Welterweight: Zak Cummings vs. Dominique Steele