DWCS signees Armen Petrosyan, Caio Borralho set to meet at July 9 UFC event


UFC will host a Fight Night on July 9 that will see a fight between middleweight prospects Armen Porosyan and Caio Borralho. The announcement was made Wednesday. Although the promotion is still in development, the official location and headline attraction have not been confirmed.

Petrosyan (7-1), who joined the company after knocking out Kaloyan Kolev with a head kick at Dana White‘s Contender Series in 2021, emerged victorious in his UFC debut with a split decision call over former LFA champion Gregory Rodrigues.

Borralho (11-1, 1 no contest) is a two-time DWCS alum, defeating Aaron Jeffery and Aaron Jeffery in a span of three weeks. Borralho beat Gadzhi Omargadzhiev to win a technical decision in the comain event at the UFC Vegas 51. The contest was stopped by an accidental knee.

The lineup for July 9 currently includes Cynthia Calvillo vs. Nina Nunes and Antonina Shevchenko vs. Cortney Casey at flyweight, a clash of bantamweights Said Nurmagomedov and Douglas Silva de Andrade, and a middleweight showdown featuring Abdul Razak Alhassan and Jamie Pickett.