Fresh off their respective wins this past weekend at UFC on FOX 12, lightweights Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal make quick turnarounds to collide at UFC 178.
UFC.com reported the matchup Tuesday.
The September 27 takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Green has quietly rattled off eight straight victories. He served up an upset special over Josh Thomson by taking a split decision on Saturday.
Masvidal, a fellow former Strikeforce star, has won five of his last six contests. He posted a unanimous decision over Daron Cruickshank just three days ago.
A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.
Here is the card’s current lineup:
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson
Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes
Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones (UFC light heavyweight champion)