Madsen (8-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this encounter and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted almost six years. Madsen competed three times under the Cage Warriors banner, defeating the trio of Alexandre Bordin, Matthew Bonner and Thibaud Larchet. Madsen competed twice before as a Greco roman wrestler in the Summer Olympics, picking up a silver medal at the 2016 Games.
Belluardo (12-4-0) is winless thus far under the UFC banner, having dropped a bout to Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Belluardo is a former Venator FC Lightweight Champion, defeating Denilson Neves De Oliveira via unanimous decision at Venator FC 5. Belluardo has suffered four losses as a professional MMA fighter and all of those defeats came by way of KO/TKO.
UFC Fight Night Copenhagen takes place on Saturday, September 28 from the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark with Jack Hermansson and Jared Cannonier headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.