Patrick Cummins returns at UFC Fight Night 42 against Francimar Barroso

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Patrick Cummins will have another chance inside the Octagon.

The UFC announced on Friday that Cummins, who stepped in on short notice to replace Rashad Evans against Daniel Cormier for the UFC 170 co-main event, returns to action against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque, N.M, on June 7.

Cummins (4-1) signed with the UFC as an undefeated prospect in the light heavyweight division, and now he will have a full training camp to prove he’s worth to be on the UFC roster. Prior to his first professional loss against Cormier, "Durkin" scored four first-round stoppages in regional promotions.

Barroso (16-4), a former Shooto South-American champion, tries to bounce back to the win column after suffering a close split decision loss to Hans Stringer at UFC Fight Night in Natal, Brazil, in March. With 13 wins over his last 15 bouts, "Bodao" made his UFC debut in 2013 with a decision victory over Ednaldo Oliveira.

UFN 42 card takes place at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque and features a lightweight clash between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov in the main event.

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