Teruto Ishihara will lock horns with Artem Lobov in a featherweight duel at UFC Fight Night 99 (live odds) in Belfast on Nov. 19.
The Las Vegas-based promotion recently confirmed the pairing. UFC Fight Night takes place at SSE Arena and is headlined by a welterweight showdown between Dong Hyun Kim and Gunnar Nelson. The card streams in its entirety on UFC Fight Pass.
Based at Team Alpha Male, Ishihara has scored back-to-back knockout victories over Horacio Gutierrez and Julian Erosa in his last two Octagon appearances. The 25-year-old Japanese fighter owns a 9-2-2 professional mark, with eight triumphs by KO/TKO.
Lobov, one of Conor McGregor’s training partners at SBG Ireland, notched his first promotional triumph at UFC 202, earning a three-round verdict over Chris Avila. “The Ultimate Fighter 22” product began his UFC tenure with losses to Ryan Hall and Alex White.