Highly regarded light heavyweight prospect and reigning Ring of Combat title holder Tom DeBlass has revealed that will be stepping in for an injured Jörgen Kruth to face French kickboxer Cyrille Diabate at UFC on FUEL TV 2 next weekend.
DeBlass announced the news via Facebook yesterday. The nature of Kruth's injury and wthdrawal are currently unknown at this time.
DeBlass has won all seven of his pro bouts to date. He last competed in February, submitting Randy Smith with a heel hook in the first round. His opponent, Diabate, has split his four UFC buts thus far, alternating wins over Luiz Cane and Steve Cantwell with losses at the hands of Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Perosh.
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