UFC Fight Night 174 Update: Diego Ferreira, Drew Dober to Meet in Oklahoma City

By: Tristen Critchfield
Mar 10, 2020

A lightweight clash pitting Diego Ferreira against Drew Dober has been targeted for UFC Fight Night 174.

MMAjunkie.com was first to report the booking, and both fighters have since confirmed the bout on social media. UFC Fight Night 174 takes place at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 2 and is headlined by a middleweight tilt between Chris Weidman and Jack Hermansson.

Ferreira has been on a roll since losing to Dustin Poirier in 2015, winning his next six bouts within the Las Vegas-based promotion. The Fortis MMA product earned a signature triumph ta UFC 246 submitting former 155-pound champion Anthony Pettis with a rear-naked choke in the second round of their Jan. 18 encounter.

Dober, meanwhile, has won five of six Octagon appearances dating back to 2017. The Elevation Fight Team representative is coming off back-to-back first-round TKO stoppages of Marco Polo Reyes and Nasrat Haqparast.

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