A welterweight division attraction is the latest addition to the UFC Fight Night Sydney card as Jesse Taylor is going to be in action against Belal Muhammad.
It was Muhammad himself who announced the fight via Instagram:
Taylor (31-15-0) was the winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 25, submitting Dhiego Lima in the finals of the reality show. Taylor went winless during his initial run in the UFC, dropping a fight by submission to CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 14 in 2008. Taylor also competed in a four man tournament to crown the first ever World Series Of Fighting Middleweight Champion, losing to David Branch in the finals.
Muhammad (12-2-0) enters the fight on the strength of a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Randy Brown and Jordan Mein. Muhammad is also a former Titan Fighting Championships Welterweight Champion, defeating Steve Carl to win the belt at Titan FC 38. Muhammad has suffered his only two professional MMA defeats during his time in the UFC, those losses came to Vincente Luque and Alan Jouban.
UFC Fight Night Sydney takes place on Saturday, November 18 from the Qudus Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia with Mark Hunt and Marcin Tybura headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.