According to multiple sources, the UFC is currently working on Cruz vs. Garbrandt for the bantamweight title at UFC 207 on Dec. 30. The promotion has yet to officially announce the fight.
Cruz (22-1) hasn't lost since March 2007 when he was submitted by Urijah Faber. He most recently defeated Faber for the second straight time in June to successfully defend the 135-pound title once again.
Garbrandt (10-0) is a perfect 5-0 inside the Octagon, with four of his five wins coming via (T)KO. "No Love," a Team Alpha Male teammate of Faber's, is coming off a 48-second win over Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202 in August.
It's unclear at this time what the UFC plans on doing with T.J. Dillashaw, the former bantamweight champion, who lost the belt to Cruz in January, as he was also in the running for the next title shot, as well.