UFC lightweights and cast members of season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Daron Cruickshank and Mike Rio are set to face one another at UFC on FOX 10. The announcement came from the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Twitter news account on Sunday.
Lightweight TUF Live alumni @MikeRioMMA and Daron @Cruickshank155 will meet at @UFCONFOX in Chicago— UFC News (@UFCNews) December 8, 2013
Cruickshank, 28, last competed at UFC Fight Night 32 in November where he lost by second-round submission to Adrino Martins. He is 3-2 in the UFC and 13-4 in professional mixed martial arts competition.
Rio, 32, most recently fought at UFC 166 in October where he was defeated by season 13 winner of TUF, Tony Ferguson, via first-round submission. He is 1-2 in the UFC and 9-3 in MMA.
UFC on FOX 10 takes place on January 25 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The event is set to be headlined by a lightweight clash between former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson and former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson.