Swede Tor Troéng has been matched-up with Robert McDaniel on the UFC 171 card in Dallas on March 15. The card is headlined by Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira.
Troéng will battle McDaniel who is also a TUF 17 cast member.
The Hammer submitted Adam Cella in first round at Ericsson Globen arena in Stockholm in his UFC debut in April and followed this bout up with a Fight of the Night in Brazil with Rafael Natal ending up in loss. The middleweight Renyi MMA Fighter has an overall record of 16 wins and 5 losses including his 1 win and 1 loss UFC record.
McDaniel is also coming off of his first loss in the Octagon. ‘Bubba’ had a seven fight winning streak come to an end in August as he was outpointed by Brad Tavares at UFC Fight Night 27. The American was victorious over Gilbert Smith at the TUF 17 Finale for an overall UFC record of 1 win and 1 loss. The Jackson’s MMA fighter has an overall record of 21 wins and 7 losses.