Gdansk, Poland’s UFC Fight Night 118 will have a hometown hero Michal Materla (24-5-0) take on Brazilian middleweight veteran No.15 Thiago Santos (15-5-0) Oct. 21.
Materla,33, will make his octagon debut against in what should be a solid test for the Poland native.
The bout was first reported by Combate.com. As of this writing, the UFC has not officially confirmed the fight.
“Magic” has 18 finishes, including a knockout stoppage of Rousimar Palhares in October 2016.
If you're unfamiliar with Michal Materla, he put Palhares to sleep with a devastating uppercut back in Oct 2016 pic.twitter.com/4T9KfqN86G
— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 28, 2017
While “Marreta” is 2-2-0 in his last four bouts, he has won his last two bouts, both stoppages.
— Thiago Marreta (@TMarretaMMA) July 26, 2017
UFC Fight Night 118 is scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland. Current matches include:
Ramazan Emeev (15-3-0) vs. Trevor Smith (15-7-0)
Jan Blachowicz (19-7-0) vs. Devin Clark (8-1-0)
Oskar Piechota (9-0-1) vs. Jonathan Wilson (7-2-0)
Andre Fili (16-5-0) vs. Artem Lobov (13-13-1)
Dmitrii Smoliakov (8-2-0) vs. Adam Wieczorek (8-1-0)
Marcin Held (22-7-0) vs. Teemu Packalen (8-2-0)
Michal Materla (24-5-0) vs. Thiago Santos (15-5-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.