You can expect to hear plenty fight announcements like this one in the coming weeks, as the UFC begins filling the lineup for its first-ever show in China. UFC on Fuel TV: Le vs. Franklin takes place November 10 from the CotaiArena in Macau, China.
Middleweights Tom DeBlass and Riki Fukuda have been signed to compete on the card, according to a report by The Score. DeBlass will be moving down from light heavyweight for the bout.
DeBlass is 7-1 in his career, suffering his first loss when he stepped up on short notice to face Cyrille Diabate earlier this year.
Fukuda (18-6) has went 1-2 since joining the UFC. His lone win came over Steve Cantwell, with the defeats coming at the hands of Nick Ring and Costa Philippou.
The main event for UFC on Fuel TV: Le vs. Franklin is set to feature Cung Le and former UFC champion Rich Franklin. The DeBlass-Fukuda bout is slated for the prelims.