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A lightweight clash pitting Diego
Ferreira
against Drew Dober
has been targeted for UFC Fight Night 174.


MMAjunkie.com
was first to report the booking, and both
fighters have since confirmed the bout on social media. UFC Fight
Night 174 takes place at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,
Okla., on May 2 and is headlined by a middleweight tilt between
Chris
Weidman
and Jack
Hermansson
.

Ferreira has been on a roll since losing to Dustin
Poirier
in 2015, winning his next six bouts within the Las
Vegas-based promotion. The Fortis MMA product earned a signature
triumph ta UFC 246 submitting former 155-pound champion Anthony
Pettis
with a rear-naked choke in the second round of their
Jan. 18 encounter.

Dober, meanwhile, has won five of six Octagon appearances dating
back to 2017. The Elevation Fight Team representative is coming off
back-to-back first-round TKO stoppages of Marco Polo
Reyes
and Nasrat
Haqparast
.


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