Undefeated 11-0 Ilia Topruia has booked his next fight at lightweight against English 11-3 fighter, Jai Herbert.
The fight is scheduled for UFC London on March 19 2022.
Topruia has gone 3-0 in UFC so far with wins over Youssef Zalal, Damon Jackson and Ryan Hall.
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He was set to take on Movsar Evloev at UFC 270 then a late opponent switch to Charles Jourdain.
After Evloev withdrew due to covid.
But Topruia pulled out on fight week due to a complication from his weight cut.
Now he’s scheduled for his first lightweight bout.
His opponent Jai Herbert is 1-2 in UFC but got his first win in his last fight against Khama Worthy by first-round knockout.
The former Cage Warriors lightweight champion will have his toughest fight to date when he fights the undefeated Topruia but let’s hope fighting at home in England boosts his performance.
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