MMA Junkie verified with a person close to the situation on Wednesday that Luque (21-7-1 MMA, 14-3 UFC) and Muhammad (20-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) have agreed to a five-round matchup on April 16. The person requested anonymity following an initial report from ESPN.
The UFC Fight Night does not have an announced location or venue.
Luque and Muhammad first met at UFC 205 in November 2016. Luque earned a knockout victory in just 79 seconds.
More on this booking in a moment.
The latest UFC Fight Night lineup includes:
- Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad
- Brandon Jenkins vs. Drakkar Klose
- Miguel Baeza vs. Dhiego Lima
- Chris Barnett vs. Martin Buday