Lightweights Henry Martinez and Daron Cruickshank are set to square off at UFC 151, UFC officials announced recently. The bout is likely targeted for the prelims of the evening.
UFC 151 takes place September 1 from Las Vegas. The main event boasts Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title against Dan Henderson.
Martinez (9-2) earned a decision over Bernardo Magalhaes for his first UFC win recently. He dropped down to lightweight from welterweight for that fight and the upcoming bout with Cruickshank.
Cruickshank (11-2) earned his spot after competing on The Ultimate Fighter by defeating Chris Tickle.