Nick Newell (10-0), a highly touted and undefeated lightweight prospect, is now slated to fight at World Series of Fighting's Dec. 7 event. There, he meets Sabah Fadai (7-2) at WSOF 7.

Newell, a congenital amputee, confirmed the fight via Twitter following an initial report from

Although initially expected to meet Gesias Cavalcante (18-7-1) in a lightweight tournament semifinal, Newell wrote on Facebook that "JZ" wasn't available for the December event and that the tourney has been canceled.

WSOF 7 takes place at PNE Agrodome in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network.

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 7: Nick Newell has been added to Dec. 7 fight card in Vancouver

Newell will face Sabah Fadai (7-2), who will be making his promotion debut. The formidable "Persian Warrior" is a member of Mamba MMA and also studies under Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and ONE FC Bantamweight Champion Bibiano Fernandes, who is in action later this weekend.