Multiple people who have understanding of the promotions plans confirmed the news headlines to MMA Fighting on Monday. MMA Junkie initially reported the matchup.
Long considered a potential champion at 205 pounds, Reyes can make his first appearance in the UFC since 2021, when he suffered a knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka in a wild back-and-forth war. That fight served as Reyes third loss in a row after he fell to Jan Blachowicz and Jon Jones in back-to-back title bouts.
Now, Reyes returns to begin with his climb back up the ladder at light heavyweight.
For Spann, hell get yourself a huge possibility to take a intensify in competition as he looks to create on his latest make an impression on Ion Cutelaba in-may. Overall, hes gone 2-2 in his past four fights including yet another make an impression on Misha Cirkunov while losing bouts to Anthony Smith and Johnny Walker.
Mike Heck contributed to the report.