Paddy Pimblett’s next fight will be against Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night 211 in London, England on July 23rd.
Pimblett was of course one of the stars of the show the last time the UFC touched down in London back in March, earning a first round submission win over Rodrigo Vargas.
That was the 27-year-old Pimblett’s second win in a row since joining the UFC last year, having also KO’d Luigi Vendramini in the opening round that September.
Together with his cocky, charismatic personality that’s helped Pimblett quickly establish himself as someone to watch in the promotion, though he has been rocked in both of his fights to date which has left question marks over as to just how far he can go in the UFC’s highly competitive lightweight division.
As for the 26-year-old Leavitt, he’s put together a 3-1 record in the UFC so far, starting off with a first round KO win over Matt Wiman back in December of 2020.
a decision loss to Claudio Puelles followed, but he’s since returned to form with a submission finish against Matt Sayles being followed by a split decision win over Trey Ogden.
Pimblett vs. Leavitt joins a UFC Fight Night 211 card that will be headlined by Tom Aspinall going up against Curtis Blaydes, while Darren Till fights Jack Hermansson, Alexander Gustafsson locks horns with Nikita Krylov and another fan favorite on the last UFC: London card, Molly McCann squares up to Hannah Goldy.