It’s an opportunity particularly for Rothwell to leapfrog into the top-5 and the title-shot conversation.
But Miocic has other plans.
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Additional matches include Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan (12-1-1) vs Louis Smolka (9-1-0) and Darren Till (13-0-0) vs Nicolas Dalby (14-0-0).
Miocic stopped Mark Hunt earlier in June while Rothwell finished Matt Mitrione.
The main event features Joseph Duffy (13-1-0) taking on Dustin Poirer (18-4-0).
Tickets go on sale to the public September 4th at 12 noon IST with UFC Fight Club members getting pre-access Wednesday September 2nd at 10:00AM IST. Sun + subscribers get dibs beginning at 12 noon IST on September 4th. UFC Newsletter subscribers get access September 4th at 10:00AM IST.