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Miocic Faces Rothwell in Dublin

Two of the heavyweight division's best will attempt to move one step closer to a world title shot on October 24 in Dublin, Ireland, as the number three-ranked Stipe Miocic faces off with number six-ranked Ben Rothwell.

Also announced for the UFC Fight Night card, is a flyweight bout between Dublin's Paddy "The Hooligan" Holohan and Louis Smolka, and a welterweight matchup pitting Darren Till against Nicolas Dalby.

In the evening's main event, Irish star Joseph Duffy faces lightweight contender Dustin Poirier.

Fresh from a fifth-round TKO of Mark Hunt in May, Ohio's Miocic has won four of his last five, and with a win over the veteran Rothwell, he will make a strong case for a shot at the heavyweight title. Wisconsin's Rothwell is showing the best form of his 15-year career though, with his current three-fight winning streak including finishes of Brandon Vera, Alistair Overeem and Matt Mitrione.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT® DUBLIN, which takes place at The 3Arena, will go on sale to UFC FIGHT CLUB members at 10:00 a.m. IST on Wednesday September 2 with Sun+ subscribers also getting priority access from 12:00 p.m. IST on Wednesday. Tickets will become available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Friday September 4 at 10:00 a.m. IST with general sale taking place from 12:00 p.m. IST.
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