Sirwan Kakai will take a step up in competition for his second UFC bout as he faces Frankie Saenz on August 8th at UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Saenz comes into the fight ranked top 15 in the world with a record of 10 wins and 2 losses. The Trident Performance fighter has won both of his UFC bouts, most recently outpointing Iuri Alcantara in February.

Kakai, who developed his skills at GBG MMA before moving to ATT in Florida won his UFC debut over Danny Martinez in June, with a short notice fight. “Zohan” has a record of 12 wins and 2 losses.