Darren Till may not be making the walk in front of his home nation’s fans, but he’ll get to compete in primetime.

Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) meets Derek Brunson (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) in the UFC Fight Night 191 main event on Sept. 4, which was briefly linked to London before moving to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Despite the location change, the event will be primetime in the U.K. and Europe.

Currently enjoying a career resurgence, Brunson has won his past four in a row, most recently a lopsided decision win over Kevin Holland in the main event of UFC on ESPN 21 in March.

Meanwhile, Till will look to get back to the win column after splitting his first two appearances at 185 pounds. The Liverpool native is coming off a competitive unanimous decision loss to former champion Robert Whittaker in July 2020 and was scheduled to face Marvin Vettori in the UFC on ABC 2 main event in April before a broken collarbone forced him to pull out of the fight.

Check out the official poster for the event headlined by Brunson vs. Till below (via Twitter):

15 Days until @DerekBrunson vs @DarrenTill2

Your official poster has dropped! pic.twitter.com/RS06HSZmQB

— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 20, 2021

The latest UFC Fight Night 191 lineup includes:

Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till
Paul Craig vs. opponent TBA
Tom Aspinall vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Mandy Bohm vs. Ariane Lipski
Paddy Pimblett vs. Luigi Vendramini
Molly McCann vs. Ji Yeon Kim
Zviad Lazishvili vs. Jack Shore
Charles Jourdain vs. TBA
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Dalcha Lungiambula
Sergey Khandozhko vs. David Zawada
Modestas Bukauskas vs. Khalil Rountree
Jonathan Martinez vs. Marcelo Rojo
Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell

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