Former interim UFC title challenger, Josh Emmett, and undefeated contender Ilia Topuria are scheduled to headline a yet-to-be-announced UFC Fight Night event on June 17.
Journalist Álvaro Colmenero was the first to report the news of the matchup being in the works via a tweet on Wednesday, although the promotion itself has yet to officially announce anything regarding the bout or event. Emmett is 5-1 in his last six Octagon appearances and is coming off of a second-round submission loss to interim UFC featherweight champion, Yair Rodríguez, at UFC 284 last month in Australia. Topuria on the other hand is 5-0 in his five promotional appearances, and will look to build off of a second-round submission victory over Bryce Mitchell back at UFC 282 back in December.
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