Sodiq Yusuff Expected to Meet Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night on April 10

By Tristen Critchfield Feb 3, 2021


Sodiq Yusuff will lock horns with Arnold Allen in a featherweight affair at UFC Fight Night on April 10.

MMAjunkie.com was first to report the booking. UFC Fight Night is headlined by a middleweight showdown between Darren Till and Marvin Vettori. A location for the event has not been formally announced.

An alum of Dana White’s Contender Series, the 27-year-old Yusuff has emerged as a top prospect at 145 pounds with victories in his first four Octagon appearances. Yusuff hasn’t competed since January 2020, when he outpointed Andre Fili at UFC 246. He was forced to withdraw from a scheduled October bout vs. Edson Barboza for undisclosed reasons.

Arnold, meanwhile, is on a nine-bout professional winning streak that includes seven triumphs in the UFC. The 27-year-old Tristar Gym representative has socred notable wins over Gilbert Melendez and Nik Lentz during that span and is 16-1 over the course of his career.

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