Darren Till and Marvin Vettori will at last meet in the octagon in a battle between two top ranked European middleweights. ESPN was first to report the news of the upcoming bout which is scheduled for April 10.
Till (18-3-1) most recently fought in July in a main event slot against former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. He lost that fight by unanimous decision after the Liverpool native made a huge impression on the division when he won his 185-pound debut against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244.
Most recently, Till was booked to fight Jack Hermansson in December. However, Till was forced to pull out of the fight due to a knew injury he suffered in his loss to Whittaker. Till is currently ranked No. 4 in the world by the official UFC middleweight rankings.
Vettori (16-4) is currently on a four-fight winning streak. When Till was unable to fight Hermansson, Vettori stepped in and defeated Hermannson by unanimous decision. The Italian is ranked one spot below Till at No. 5.
A current list of fights announced for the April 10 card is listed below:
Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori
Nina Ansaroff vs. Mackenzie Dern
Jarjis Danho vs. Yorgan De Castro
Ignacio Bahamondes vs. John Makdessi
Norma Dumont vs. Bea Malecki
Sam Alvey vs. Zak Cummings