It has been confirmed that Luke Barnatt will take on Sean Strickland at UFC: Berlin on May 31st.
Tsunami Gym fighter Barnatt (8-0), is fresh off a knockout victory over Mats Nilsson in London which took him to 3-0 in the UFC. He will have a quick turnaround as he takes on fellow undefeated fighter, Strickland (14-0) in a contest that could push him higher up the middleweight rankings.
The card is headlined by a middleweight bout between Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi, the level of competition Barnatt wishes to to be dealing with in the future.
The event is part of the EMEA initiative by the UFC so will on TV screens (or fight pass) in the UK at a reasonable hour.
UFC: Berlin takes place on May 31st at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany.