MMA Junkie first reported the bout.
Knight (9-1-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, having defeated Aleksa Camur by unanimous decision at UFC 253. Knight also competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 31, defeating Cody Brundage by first round TKO. Knight has picked up eight of nine pro MMA wins by KO/TKO, with the other coming by way of decision.
Menifield (9-2-0) enters the contest riding a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Devin Clark and Ovince St. Preux. Menifield hasn’t earned a victory in over a year, with that last win coming over Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night Minneapolis. Menifield competed twice before on Dana White’s Contender Series, defeating the duo of Daniel Jolly and Dashawn Boatwright.
UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Prochazka is set for Saturday, February 27 from a location to be announced with Dominick Reyes AND Jiri Prochazka headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.
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