A marquee welterweight matchup between Belal Muhammad and Sean Brady is set to occur in October, according to ESPN.

Contracts are not yet marked however the two sides have consented to the 170-pound challenge,

which will occur at a UFC occasion Oct. 22 in Abu Dhabi. It is normal to be a numbered UFC occasion inside Etihad Arena.

Muhammad (21-3) has formally won seven battles straight, including striking matchups against Vicente Luque, Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia. 

The 33-year-old competitor had been focusing on a battle with Khamzat Chimaev through his web-based entertainment,

yet the UFC has not shown its cards on Chimaev's best course of action. Brady (15-0), of Philadelphia, is one of the division's generally interesting new kids on the block.

The 29-year-old is 5-0 inside the Octagon, including a choice success against Michael Chiesa in his most recent appearance in November.

This will stamp a significant battle in the UFC's welterweight rankings. Muhammad and Brady are Nos. 5 and 9, separately, in the advancement's true rankings.

Current welterweight champ Kamaru Usman is planned to shield his title next against Leon Edwards in the headliner of UFC 278 on Aug. 20 in Salt Lake City.