It was confirmed by the UFC that lightweights Norman Parke and Reza Madadi are set to square off at UFC Fight Night Dublin October 24th.
This will be Northern Irelands own Norman Parke’s second time fighting in front of Irish crowd for the UFC.
Reza Madadi will be making his return after serving a prison sentence for aggravated burglary back in 2013. Madadi was released from the UFC as a result of this. Madadi was then released from prison this past march and then was resigned by the UFC in June.
Norman Parke has a MMA record of 20-4-1 and has won one fight out of his last three fights with one ending in a draw. Parke’s most recent fight was against Francisco Trinaldo where he lost a split decision at UFC Fight Night 67 a fight that many believe Parke won.
Madadi has a MMA record of 13-3. He has won three out of his last four fights with his most recent win being over top Lightweight contender Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night Stockholm in April 2013.