Promotion officials confirmed the bout following an initial report
The Daily Telegraph. UFC Fight Night 110 takes place at Vector
Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, on June 10 and is headlined by a
heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and
A well-traveled veteran of the Strikeforce, Deep, Sengoku and
Shooto promotions, Hirota has compiled an 18-7-2 mark since
beginning his professional tenure in 2005. Pugnus earned his first
Octagon triumph in December, when he outpointed Cole Miller
at UFC on Fox 22.
Volkanovski, meanwhile, has been victorious in 14 of his 15
professional outings. That includes a second-round technical
knockout of Yusuke
Kasuya in his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 101 on Nov.
26. The Australian has finished 12 of his victories inside the