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Daron Cruickshank vs Adriano Martins Confirmed for UFC Fight Night 32


UFC newcomer Adriano Martins is set to meet Daron Cruickshank in a lightweight bout targeted for Fight Night 32.

Portal do Vale Tudo reported the news, which was subsequently confirmed by MMAjunkie.com.

Martins is on a five fight winning streak, including a recent win in Strikeforce over Jorge Gurgel. He’s currently 24-6 in his MMA career, and will be looking to make a big impression in his UFC debut.

Cruickshank meanwhile made his first UFC appearance on The Ultimate Fighter: Live, where he was featured in the first bout of the show against James Vick. Despite controlling the fight, he fell prey to a knee during a takedown attempt and lost his spot in the house.

He made his professional UFC debut during the season finale, defeating Chris Tickle via unanimous decision. Since then, he’s gone 2-1 in the organization, including a recent win over Yves Edwards. He is currently 13-3 overall.

UFC Fight Night 32 will take place on November 9 at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. It will be headlined by a bout between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson, and will air live on FOX Sports 1.

The current card is as follows:

•           Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson

•           Cezar Ferreira vs. Daniel Sarafian

•           Rafael Cavalcante vs. Igor Pokrajac

•           Quinn Mulhern vs. Thiago Tavares

•           Brandon Thatch vs. Paulo Thiago

•           Godofredo Pepey vs. Sam Sicilia

•           Daron Cruickshank vs. Adriano Martins

•           Ryan LaFlare vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio