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Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic to Headline UFC's Return to England

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Heavyweights Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic will headline the UFC's return to England later this year.

The big man tilt will serve as the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 5, which will take place at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England, on Sept. 29.

The Daily Telegraph
's Gareth A. Davies broke the news on Friday, and has confirmed that both fighters have verbally agreed to the fight. (Update: Struve has confirmed the fight on Twitter.)

The 24-year-old Struve (24-5) has won his last three fights in a row, most recently submitting Lavar Johnson via armbar in 1:05 at UFC 146 last month.

Miocic, 29, improved his record to a perfect 9-0 at UFC 146 when he defeated Shane del Rosario via second-round TKO.

Also scheduled for the event is Yves Jabouin vs. Brad Pickett and Akira Corassani vs. Andy Ogle.

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