Dustin Poirier has made the move up to the lightweight division, and has a fight against Carlos Diego Ferreira lined up for UFC Fight Night 63.
Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira set for UFC Fight Night 63 at lightweight
UFC officials announced the matchup on Friday.
Poirier (16-4) is coming off a devastating loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178 in September. That snapped a three-fight winning streak, which was a decision win against Erik Koch and stoppage wins against Diego Brandao and Akira Corassani.
Ferreira (11-1) is coming off his first MMA career loss to Beneil Dariush, which ended in a decision. Prior to that, he took out Ramsey Nijem and Colton Smith in his first two UFC fights.
The card placement for the bout is unknown at this time.
UFC Fight Night 63 takes place live from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA.
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