English welterweight John Hathaway will be fighting in his own country again, and he now has an opponent to prepare for. Hathaway will face undefeated German fighter and former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Pascal Krauss at UFC 138 in Birmingham on November 5th. He broke the news via twitter:
Its on folks! Hathaway vs Pascal Krauss at UFC 138! Cannot wait
The 24-year-old Hathaway is 5-1 in the UFC and has fought in England twice before for the UFC. His only defeat came at the hands of Mike Pyle via unanimous decision at UFC 120. Krauss won his only fight in the UFC via unanimous decision over Mark Scanlon at UFC 122. He picked up a $60,000 fight of the night bonus check for that win.