On January 17th T.J. Dillashaw looks to defend his bantamweight title when he takes on Dominick Cruz as part of a UFC Fight Night on Fox Sports 1. Today it was announced that an exciting match up between two fantastic strikers in the lightweight division will go head to head. Paul Felder(10-2) will face Daron Cruickshank(16-7) in a preliminary card clash pitting two fighters known to give outstanding performances.
Daron “Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank always brings an exciting fight to the octagon and looks to reverse his fortune after two straight losses. The fight will be brought to him by Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder who has also lost his last two after pulling off two straight in the octagon and a total run of 9 wins stretching back to 2011. Both fighters desperate for a win should produce some fireworks on this night of fights.
This announcement adds to the already stacked lineup for this event that includes Anthony Pettis, Eddie Alvarez, Travis Browne and Matt Mitrione. The completed line up for UFC Fight Night 81 should be complete in the coming weeks.
By: Travis Brown