Lightweights Khama Worthy and Jamie Mullarkey have been paired for UFC’s upcoming March 27th pay-per-view card. News of the matchup was confirmed by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting on Tuesday.
The fight joins UFC 260, a lineup that is set to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Both fighters will look to return to their winning ways in the matchup.
Worthy took his first UFC loss just a few months back, as Ottman Azaitar caught him in the second minute of action with punches. Before then, Worthy had stoppage wins over both Luis Pena and Devonte Smith.
Mullarkey has yet to win a fight since joining the UFC in 2019. He made his promotional debut in 2019, losing a decision to Brad Riddell. He last competed in October, where he lost a bout to Fares Ziam.
The fight between Worthy and Mullarkey joins a lineup that has UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic in the main event against Francis Ngannou. Here is the updated lineup.
Bout 9: Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) vs. Brian Ortega (15-1) (UFC Featherweight Championship)
Bout 8: Stipe Miocic (20-3) vs. Francis Ngannou (15-3) (UFC Heavyweight Championship)
Bout 7: Johnny Walker (18-5) vs. Jimmy Crute (12-1) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 6: Modestas Bukauskas (11-3) vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk (14-4) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 5: Randa Markos (10-10-1) vs. Luana Pinheiro (8-1) (Strawweight)
Bout 4: Jessica Penne (12-5) vs. Hannah Goldy (5-1) (Strawweight)
Bout 3: Tyron Woodley (19-6-1) vs. Vicente Luque (19-7-1) (Welterweight)
Bout 2: Thomas Almeida (22-4) vs. Sean O’Malley (12-1) (Bantamweight)
Bout 1: Jamie Mullarkey (12-4) vs. Khama Worthy (16-7) (Lightweight)