Thomas Almeida meets Anthony Birchak at UFC Fight Night 77

(Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC)

(Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC)

Top UFC bantamweight prospects Thomas Almeida and Anthony Birchak are set to collide at Sao Paulo's UFC Fight Night 77 later this year. Following a report from Front Row Brian, UFC officials announced the matchup on Wednesday. Almeida is coming off a devastating knockout win over veteran Brad Pickett at UFC 189. Prior to that, he stopped Canadian Yves Jabouin at UFC 186 earlier this year. Birchak picked up his first UFC victory at UFC Fight Night 68 this past June; a stunning first-round TKO over Joe Soto. In his debut, he was upset by Ian Entwistle by submission. The card placement for the bout is unknown at this time. UFC Fight Night 77 takes place live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 7. In the main event, middleweight contenders, Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson, clash for the third time.  

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