With the official Fight Island announcement, more battles continue to be revealed. A lightweight bout between Marc Diakiese and Alan Patrick is scheduled for the event on July 18.
Patrick announced the match on his social networks.
Diakiese will seek to extend his winning streak to three. Before the cancellation of UFC London, he was going to face Stevie Ray. In his last fight, he beat Lando Vanatta by unanimous decision at UFC Copenhagen.
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Nuguette comes from being knocked out against Scott Holtzman at UFC 229. That fight ended with a three-win streak. Before that fight, he beat Damir Hadzovic by unanimous decision at UFC Belem.
UFC Fight Island will take place in July on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.