Just days after Volkan Oezdemir was able to pull off a stunning knockout of Misha Cirkunov, he has been booked in a new match. The UFC announced today that Oezdemir will face off against Jimi Manuwa at UFC 214 on July 29th in Anaheim, California.
The fight appears to be scheduled as the co-main event of the evening. Oezdemir enters the contest on a four fight winning streak including wins over Cirkunov and Ovince St. Preaux.
Manuwa enters the contest off back to back knockout wins over St. Preaux and Corey Anderson.