Nathaniel Wood is coming home.
“The Prospect” has been booked to compete in his home country of England, where he’ll meet Jose Quinonez in a bantamweight bout at UFC London on March 16 at The O2 Arena. Officials announced the bout at a press conference Wednesday.
Wood, a former Cage Warriors champion, is 2-0 in the UFC so far with submission wins over Andre Ewell and Johnny Eduardo. The 25-year-old Englishman has won his last seven fights and is 15-3 as a pro.
A semifinalist on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America, Quinonez (7-2) is riding a four-fight winning streak. In his last outing at UFC 221, he defeated Teruto Ishihara by unanimous decision.
Narimani has won his last five fights, including his first two appearances in the UFC. He’ll take on Grundy, a winner of eight straight who is making his Octagon debut.
See the updated card below (bout order to be determined):
Nathaniel Wood vs. Jose Quinonez
Nad Narimani vs. Mike Grundy
Danny Henry vs. Dan Ige