UFC London: Paddy Pimblett to Fight Jordan Leavitt

UFC London: Paddy Pimblett to Fight Jordan Leavitt

Paddy "The Baddy" Pimblett will get an old neighborhood battle.

The UFC reported on Friday that Pimblett will confront Jordan Leavitt at UFC London on July 23 at The O2. The occasion will be the second time the UFC heads to London this year as they got back to the scene back in March. In the headliner of UFC London, Curtis Blaydes will take on Tom Aspinall at heavyweight. The co-headliner will likewise see the arrival of Darren Till versus Jack Hermansson in an extremely fascinating matchup.

Pimblett (18-3) is falling off a first-round accommodation prevail upon Kazula Vargas at UFC London back in March. Before that, in his UFC debut, he scored a first-round KO prevail upon Luigi Vendramini in feature reel design. In the two battles, he confronted some difficulty as his adversaries handled a few hard shots against him.

Prior to marking with the UFC, Pimblett was battling for Cage Warriors and is the previous Cage Warriors featherweight champion. During his time in the advancement, he has striking successes over Julian Erosa, Decky Dalton, and Davide Martinez. Before this battle was reserved, the UFC war room showed Pimblett versus Ottman Azaitar, yet that will never again occur.

Leavitt (10-1) is falling off a split choice win over Trey Ogden which was his second straight in the wake of submitting Matt Sayles to get once more into the success segment after a misfortune to Claudio Puelles. In his UFC debut, he scored a horrendous hammer KO of Matt Wiman. The American acquired his direction into the UFC by submitting Jose Flores on the Contender Series.