Lightweights Gleison Tibau and John Cholish will both be looking to remain relevant in the UFC when they collide this May at UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold. The bout was reported as being verbally agreed to by MMAFighting.com.
The card takes place May 18 from Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The placement of the bout is likely to be on the prelims.
Tibau (26-9) suffered a loss to Evan Dunham in his most recent fight, while Cholish (8-2) was topped by Danny Castillo early last year.