Lightweight alums of The Ultimate Fighter 15 will square off at UFC on FOX 10 next month, as Daron Cruickshank meets Mike Rio.
Set for January 25 from the United Center in Chicago, the contest is added to a lineup featuring Benson Henderson against Josh Thomson in the main event. The Cruickshank-Rio bout will be on the prelims.
Cruickshank (13-4) has went just 1-2 in his last three, defeating Yves Edwards and falling to Adriano Martins and John Makdessi. He is 3-2 in his UFC career overall.
Rio (9-3) owns a 1-2 Octagon mark since his time on the reality show. He is coming off submission losses to Francisco Trinaldo and Tony Ferguson.