Daukaus’ manager and multiple outlets confirmed the new
middleweight booking following an initial report from Ryan
Twitter. UFC on ESPN 12 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las
Vegas on June 27 and is headlined by a lightweight duel between
Poirier and Dan Hooker.
The card airs on ESPN+ and ESPN.
A Dana White’s Contender Series alum and Cage Fury Fighting
Championship middleweight king, Daukaus makes enters his UFC debut
with a 9-0 record. The Martinez BJJ representative last appeared at
CFFC 81, where he defended his belt with a second-round brabo choke
Norwood. Daukaus has finished eight of his career triumphs via
The 23-year-old Allen has won six consecutive fights and has kicked
off his promotional tenure with wins over Kevin
Holland and Tom Breese.
The former Legacy Fighting Alliance champion owns a 14-3
professional mark that includes 13 wins inside the distance.