Anthony Smith and Johnny Walker are set to square off in a five-round main event at an upcoming UFC event scheduled on May 13.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed the news to MMA Fighting with verbal agreements in place from the athletes. MMA Ideas initially reported that the fight was in the works.
Both fighters currently hold a spot in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings at 205 pounds, with Smith tied for No. 8 and Walker tied for No. 11.