The UFC confirmed a welterweight bout yesterday for Rio de Janiero’s UFC 224 in May.
Unbeaten Brazilian Alberto Mina (13-0-0) will take on Dagestan’s Ramazan Emeev (16-3-0).
Mina, 35, defeated Mike Pyle by unanimous decision in his last bout, but has only fought five times in the past seven years.
Meanwhile, Emeev, 30, is a former 2017 M1-Global middleweight champion. He decisioned Sam Alvey in his last fight at UFC Fight Night 118 in October 2017.
UFC 224 is scheduled for May 12 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
More bouts are expected to be announced.