William Knight and Alonzo Menifield are on a collision course once again. Will the third time be the charm?

The two hulking light heavyweights were originally scheduled to fight in February and then were re-booked for March, but both bookings were canceled due to COVID-19 protocols.

Promotion officials announced Wednesday that Knight (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Menifield (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is back on the schedule, slated for UFC on ESPN 31, which takes place Dec. 4 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

Knight, 33, will look to turn a win into a winning streak. In August, he punched his ticket back into the win column literally, when he knocked out fellow New Englander Fabio Cherant.

Menifield, 34, currently rides a two-fight winning streak. After a two-fight skid in 2020, Menifield won back-to-back fights against the aforementioned Cherant and UFC veteran Ed Herman to start 2021.

The current UFC on ESPN 31 lineup includes:

Rob Font vs. Jose Aldo
Jimmy Crute vs. Jamahal Hill
Jake Matthews vs. Jeremiah Wells
Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Claudio Puelles
Rafael Fiziev vs. Brad Riddell
Cheyanne Vlismas vs. Mallory Martin
Brendan Allen vs. Chris Curtis
Bryan Barberena vs. TBA
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Manel Kape
Vince Morales vs. Louis Smolka
Clay Guida vs. Leonardo Santos
Mickey Gall vs. Alex Morono
Maki Pitolo vs. Dusko Todorovic
William Knight vs. Alonzo Menifield


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