Danny Roberts might be returning to the octagon on June 19.
The Croydon-based welterweight might be preventing Tim Means on the UFC Combat Night time Jung vs Ige, happening June 19.
Roberts final fought in 2019 when he defeated Zelim Imadaev through knockout within the second spherical, however the coronavirus pandemic has stored Sizzling Chocolate out of motion.
Many British followers will bear in mind the 33 yr outdated being extraordinarily unfortunate at UFC London again in early 2019 when he was submitted by Claudio Silva within the third spherical when he was, arguably, successful the struggle.
Roberts is presently 17-5 in his MMA profession and is 5-Four in UFC. He hasn’t been capable of put an actual run collectively but however after a while outdoors of the octagon the Brit might be hoping to make a press release and show he might be constant.
Defeating a Russian in Russia final outing was actually a powerful victory, however Tim Means represents a special form of process.
The skilled 37 yr outdated is 31-12 in MMA and he defeated Mike Perry final outing again in November 2020 at UFC 255.
Means has been in UFC since 2014 and is presently on a two-fight win streak. General in UFC, the American is 11-7.
The welterweight division is a aggressive place proper now even with Kamaru Usman sitting on high of the pile. He’s been as dominant a champion as any and having already defeated a big chunk of his potential contenders, any fighter who can put a run collectively may get themselves in an attention-grabbing place.
Earlier than becoming a member of UFC again in 2015, Roberts went 11-1 in his MMA profession, together with an unbeaten run in Cage Warriors.
Apparently, Roberts additionally compiled a report of 3-1 as knowledgeable boxer earlier than making his debut in MMA.