Barnatt (8-0) appeared on the seventeenth season of The Ultimate Fighter, but was eliminated in the quarterfinal round. Since the show, the Englishman has won all three of his fights in the UFC. He scored a technical knockout win over Mats Nilsson in his last outing on March 8.
Strickland (14-0) is a former King of the Cage champion. He made his UFC debut at UFC 171 on March 15, defeating Bubba McDaniel by first round submission.
UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi takes place on May 31 at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany. The event is headlined by a middleweight bout between top ten-ranked Mark Munoz and former Strikeforce light heavyweight titleholder Gegard Mousasi.