Lightweights Daron Cruickshank and Anthony Njokuani have been announced as the 12th fight to UFC Fight Night 54 by officials recently.
Set for October 4 from the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the event will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, Rory MacDonald takes on former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine.
Cruickshank (15-5) has won five of eight Octagon bouts, including two of his last three. After head-kick knockouts of Mike Rio and Erik Koch, “The Detroit Superstar” was topped by Jorge Masvidal in July.
Njokuani (16-8) has split six UFC fights evenly, including a May loss to Vinc Pichel. The 34-year-old missed several months recently recovering from an injury.
Below is the current lineup for the night, while complete event listings can be found on FightLine:
Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway
Welterweight: Nordine Taleb vs. Li Jingliang
Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Aljamain Sterling
Welterweight: Albert Tumenov vs. Matt Dwyer
Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Bruno Santos
Lightweight: Chad Laprise vs. Yosdenis Cedeno
Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Jake Lindsey
Lightweight: Jason Saggo vs. Paul Felder
Bantamweight: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jerrod Sanders
Flyweight: Louis Gaudinot vs. Patrick Holohan
Lightweight: Daron Cruickshank vs. Anthony Njokuani