Aisling Daly has become the latest Irish MMA star set to fight when the UFC comes to Dublin in October.
"Ais the Bash" has a 15-6 MMA record and she will fight UFC debutant Ericka Almeida (7-1) in the strawweight division. Daly is Ireland's only female fighter in the UFC. She confirmed the fight via her twitter account.
— Aisling Daly (@aisydaly) August 24, 2015
Daly lost her last fight against Randa Markos by decision leaving her with a 1-1 UFC record. She joins Cathal Pendred, Norman Parke, Paddy Hollohan on the card. Joseph Duffy headlines UFC Fight Night 76 as he takes on former Conor McGregor foe Dustin Poirier.
Poirier has won both his fights at lightweight since moving up a division after his first round knock-out at the hands of The Notorious. Duffy remains the last fighter to beat McGregor when he submitted him in 2010.
UFC Fight Night 96 takes place in Dublin at the 3arena on the 24th of October and tickets go on sale on the 4th of September.
Confirmed fights for UFC Dublin:
- Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier
- Stipe Miocic vs. Ben Rothwell
- Nicolas Dalby vs. Darren Till
- Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka
- Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke
- Mickael Lebout vs. Stevie Ray
- Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko
- Tom Breese vs. Cathal Pendred
- Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan
- Ericka Almeida vs. Aisling Daly