Flyweights Patrick Holohan, Louis Smolka to Collide at UFC Fight Night Dublin

By Tristen Critchfield Aug 14, 2015
Patrick Holohan will fight in Dublin on Oct. 24. | Jeff Sherwood/

Patrick Holohan will get to compete on home soil in the Octagon for a second time when he faces Louis Smolka at UFC Fight Night Dublin on Oct. 24.

Promotion officials recently announced the flyweight pairing. The UFC Fight Night bill takes place at 3Arena and is headlined by a lightweight clash pitting Dustin Poirier against Joseph Duffy.

Holohan, a Dublin native who made his Octagon debut in his home city at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Brandao,” is 3-1 within the Las Vegas-based promotion. “The Hooligan” owns triumphs over Josh Sampo, Shane Howell and Vaughn Lee thus far during his UFC tenure.

Smolka has tasted defeated just once in 10 pro fights. The 25-year-old Hawaiian is also 3-1 in the Octagon, including a unanimous decision triumph over Neil Seery in his last bout at UFC 189.


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