A lightweight battle is brewing for Birmingham, as yet another bout has been added to the UFC 138 fight card on Nov. 5 in England, this one being Anthony Njokuani vs. Paul Taylor.
MMAWeekly.com brought word of the pending match-up earlier today.
Njokuani was last in action just this past July 2 in Las Vegas, battering and beating up England's own Andre Winner in one of the better performances of "The Assassin's" career.
Which is good, because he had previously lost three of his last four fights.
No matter, though, as the exciting dynamic striking the young gun brings to the table is always good for a show and that's obviously the thought process for fight fans overseas in a match-up against fellow knockout artist Paul Taylor.
Injuries have forced Taylor to work a light schedule the past few years, as the British banger has just three fights since Nov. 2009.
The bad news is he lost two of those bouts, to John Hathaway and Sam Stout, respectively. The good news is that the one win, over Gabe Ruediger, was a knockout in his latest outing.
He's being given every chance to repeat that performance, on his home turf no less, in a perfect style match-up against Njokuani.
UFC 138 was only recently announced for the promotion's sole trip to the United Kingdom this year. Headlining the card will be the very first main event non-title five-round fight with a match-up pitting middleweight title hopefuls Chris Leben vs. Mark Munoz.
In addition, Thiago Alves will make his return to action against Swedish newcomer Papy Abedi in welterweight action.
Stay tuned to MMAmania.com for more on this fight card as it comes in.