UFC Books Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas For 10/17 Card

Light-heavyweight prospects Jimmy Crute and Modestas Bukauskas will clash on October 17.

The matchup was initially announced by UFC Australia and UFC New Zealand's Instagram accounts.

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Crute (11-1) looks to start a new winning streak after bouncing back in February from his first career loss in September. Crute bounced back from a first-round submission loss to Misha Cirkunov at UFC Vancouver, with a first-round submission over Michał Oleksiejczuk at UFC Auckland.

Bukauskas (11-2) is a former Cage Warriors light-heavyweight champion who successfully debuted with a round-one finish of Andreas Michailidis at Fight Island on July 15.


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No location or main event has been confirmed for the October 17 card.

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