Matt Brown vs. Dhiego Lima Slated For June 19 UFC Event

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 15: Matt Brown poses on the scale during the UFC weigh-in at Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 15, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

A pair of welterweights looking to get back in the win column will collide in June.

First reported by MMA Fighting, UFC veterans Matt Brown and Dhiego Lima will fight at a yet-to-be-announced UFC event on June 19.

Brown (22-18) will be looking to snap his two-fight skid and get back in the winner’s circle, something he has done time in time again throughout his 27-fight UFC career. Brown was riding a two-fight winning streak with two nasty finishes of Diego Sanchez and Ben Saunders, until he ran into undefeated prospect Miguel Baeza. Baeza ended up finishing “The Immortal” via TKO at UFC on ESPN 8 last May. Brown returned to action on the first UFC fight card of 2021 in the co-main event against Carlos Condit. He would end up losing via unanimous decision.

There were talks about Brown being the one to welcome Dan Hardy back to active competition but obviously, that isn’t happening. At least not yet.

Lima (15-8) just had his three-fight winning streak snapped by Belal Muhammad at UFC 258 two weeks ago. His three-fight streak consisted of a knockout of Chad Laprise and two split decision wins. The Brazilian was out all of 2020 with a neck injury.

No location or venue has been set for the UFC’s June 19 date. No other fights have been reported as of yet.