The Las Vegas-based promotion announced the booking on Saturday.
UFC Fight Night 147 takes place at the O2 and is headlined by a
welterweight showdown between Darren Till
Masvidal. The card will stream on ESPN+.
Duffy hasn’t competed since November 2017, when he suffered a
second-round technical knockout loss to James Vick at
UFC 217. “Irish Joe” is 4-2 during his Octagon tenure and 16-3 as a
After kicking off his UFC career with three consecutive wins —
including two finishes — to improve to 12-0, Diakiese has lost his
last three Octagon appearances. Most recently, “Bonecrusher”
dropped a unanimous verdict to Nasrat
Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 134 on July 22.