Makwan Amirkhani vs Arnold Allen added to UFN 107 lineup

Rising featherweights Makwan Amirkhani and Arnold Allen have been scheduled to square off at UFC Fight Night 107.

The UFC announced the bout today, which takes place on March 18 at the O2 Arena in London.

Amirkhani (13-2), who now trains out of SBG Ireland under head coach John Kavanagh, is currently on a four-fight win streak which includes two stoppage victories. His most recent win is a unanimous decision win over Mike Wilkinson at UFC Fight Night 84 which he preceded with a first-round, rear-naked choke win over Masio Fullen.

Also on a four-fight win streak is Allen (11-1) who is now 2-0 in the UFC after being signed by the promotion in 2015. In his debut, he submitted Alan Omer with a third-round guillotine earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus. In his most recent win, he beat Yaotzin Meza by decision.  

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Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.

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