Combate is reporting that Uriah Hall will remain at middleweight and fight Paulo “Borrachinha” Costa at a UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City.
Background on Hall and Borrachinha:
Uriah Hall has had an up and down UFC career so far. He has a 6-6 record in the organization and was the runner up of 17th season of the Ultimate Fighter show. Hall ended a three fight losing streak by defeating Krzysztof Jotko in his last fight. The Jamaican fighter was scheduled to face Vitor Belfort last month, but Hall was hospitalized the day before the event due to complications from a severe weight cut.
Borrachinha is one of the top prospects in all of MMA. He is a perfect 11-0 with three wins in the UFC. The Brazilian fighter has defeated Garreth McLellan, Oluwale Bamgbose, and former welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks in his last three fights.
The two will fight on April 21st in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The UFC have not yet confirmed the news.