British middleweight Darren Stewart has signed the contract for his next fight according to an Instagram post uploaded Thursday morning. Stewart confirmed that the bout would take place within the UFC in the comments section of the aforementioned video.
Although Stewart did not reveal the event nor opponent for his return, there are plenty of reasons to be excited about the knockout artist’s return.
Darren Stewart’s Next Fight Confirmed
In eleven UFC bouts, Darren Stewart (12-6-1NC) has a record of five wins, five losses and one no contest. In his most recent appearance, Stewart lost a razor-tight split decision to a fighter of the year candidate Kevin Holland. “The Dentist” has shown incredible grit and a developing skillset, making any Darren Stewart fight a must watch for fight fans on both sides of the pacific.
Stewart has had a fairly turbulent time in the UFC to date. However, following a three-fight skid Stewart won five of his next six UFC contests. The sole loss on that streak was another split decision loss to top prospect Edmen Shahbazyan. Fighting out of The MMA Clinic, Stewart has top conditioning and has generally outworks his opponents in the later rounds. Apart from this, The Londoner is a gifted boxer with both clean form and palpable power. In his next fight, Darren Stewart will look to continue to showcase his improving grappling. He already did so with a slick submission over Maki Pitolo at UFC Fight Night 174.
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