Grant Dawson and Bobby Green will headline the UFC Fight Night 229 event

A lightweight bout between Grant Dawson and Bobby Green will headline UFC Fight Night 229, which takes place Oct. 7 in Las Vegas.

Informed sources close to the situation have informed sources about the fight.

Grant Dawson, 29, has fought nine fights in the UFC, earning eight wins and one fight draw. The American is currently riding a three-fight win streak, most recently winning a unanimous decision over Damir Ismagulov.

Bobby Green, 36, put his career back on track in July by finishing Tony Ferguson with an arm-triangle choke in the third round. Prior to that, the American had lost two fights in a row, losing by knockouts to Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober, and his bout against Jared Gordon was declared a no contest due to a head clash in the first round.

Grant Dawson is ranked tenth in the UFC lightweight rankings, and Bobby Green is not a top-15 fighter in the division.