A featherweight bout between Mike Grundy
Evloev is set for UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31, according to both
fighters' social media.
The Englishman Grundy is coming off of his Ultimate Fighting
Championship debut, where he beat Nad
Narimani by TKO at UFC London in March. The 32-year-old has
previously fought in promotions like BAMMA, ICE Fighting
Championship, and ACB, among others. He is also on a nine-fight
winning streak heading into this bout.
Evolev, 25, is 11-0 as a pro and coming off a promotional debut,
where he beat Sung Woo
Choi by decision at UFC St. Petersburg on April 20. The Russian
previously fought in M-1, where he was the bantamweight champion
before moving up in weight for his Octagon debut.