Matt Brown expected to face Miguel Baeza in hometown fight at UFC on ESPN 8
Matt Brown will stay at home for his next fight.
Multiple sources confirmed the fight to MMA Fighting with verbal agreements in place for the contest.
Following his win this past December, Brown was quick to call for a fight in his native Ohio, where he also owns his own gym called Immortal Martial Arts.
The 39-year-old welterweight has now posted back-to-back wins after knocking out Saunders and Diego Sanchez in consecutive fights.
As for Baeza, the undefeated prospect is currently 1-0 in the UFC after finishing Hector Aldana last October with a series of devastating leg kicks. Baeza also picked up a win in his Contender Series debut and he now holds an 8-0 record overall.