An thrilling light-weight scrap is headed to Las Vegas later this month.

A number of folks with data of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Preventing that Luis Pena will face Khama Worthy on the UFC’s occasion on June 27. The struggle card takes place at UFC APEX and is predicted to air on ESPN+. MMA Junkie was first to report the reserving.

After dropping a controversial cut up resolution to Matt Frevola at UFC Tampa this previous October, Pena picked up a dominant resolution win over Steve Garcia at UFC Norfolk in February. “Violent Bob Ross,” a competitor on season 27 of The Final Fighter, is 4-2 in his UFC run, which incorporates finishes of fellow TUF solid mate Richie Smullens and Matt Wiman.

Worthy appears to be like to maintain momentum going following a memorable UFC debut this previous August. “The Deathstar” delivered one of many upsets of the yr with a first-round knockout win over Devonte Smith at UFC 241 in a struggle he took on lower than one week’s discover. The 33-year-old has gained six straight fights heading into his 22nd skilled look.

The UFC’s June 27 occasion is slated to be headlined by former interim light-weight champ Dustin Poirier taking up surging contender Dan Hooker.