Dennis Siver and Cub Swanson will face each other in a featherweight showdown as the co-main event at UFC on FUEL TV 7, otherwise know as UFC London, the company announced on Wednesday.
The bout will lead into the main event, which is a bantamweight interim title fight between the interim champ Renan Barao and challenger Michael McDonald.
Siver (21-8) was most recently seen winning in a one-sided affair with Nam Phan at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz, last Saturday. The German striker hit his opponent with numerous strikes on the feet, and secured several takedowns that led to lengthy sessions of ground and pound in the win. Siver got the judges nod with 10-8 scores in multiple rounds.
Swanson (18-5) is on a three fight win streak with the most recent win coming at UFC 152 in September against Charles Oliveira. The veteran finished his opponents in all three of those wins, scoring TKOs over George Roop and Ross Pearson, and knocking out Oliveira in the first round.
UFC London takes place on Feb.16 at Wembley Arena in London, England.
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