A previously reported heavyweight encounter between Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell has now been made official.
The two will meet at UFC Fight Night 76 on October 24 from Dublin, Ireland. The 3Arena main event will feature Joseph Duffy battling Dustin Poirier.
Miocic (13-2) is coming off a victory over Mark Hunt that pushed his Octagon mark to 7-2 overall. Some viewed him as the next challenger for the belt, but Fabricio Werdum will instead meet Cain Velasquez.
Rothwell (35-9) is on a three-fight win streak, all of which have been stoppages. His most recent win was a submission over Matt Mitrione.
Below is the current lineup:
Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy
Heavyweight: Stipe Miocic vs. Ben Rothwell
Welterweight: Cathal Pendred vs. Tom Breese
Middleweight: Krzysztof Jotko vs. Scott Askham
Lightweight: Norman Parke vs. Reza Madadi
Middleweight: Garreth McLellan vs. Bubba Bush
Welterweight: Darren Till vs. Nicholas Dalby
Flyweight: Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka