UFC officials have announced a bout for next month, as Eddie Mendez will collide with Nick Penner at UFC on FX: Sotiropolous vs. Pearson. The card airs December 14 in the U.S. from Australia.
Mendez (7-0-1) recently signed a contract with the UFC. He competed once in Strikeforce, defeating Fernando Gonzalez via split decision.
Penner (11-2) dropped his UFC debut to Anthony Perosh. The bout will likely be featured on the prelims.