The UFC just announced a fight that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it with Edson Barboza taking on Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 20.
In the works for #UFCChicago: Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza, 'Rumble' Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira, Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko
— UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) May 5, 2016
The winner of Johnson vs. Teixeira could likely end up being the next fighter to challenge for the light heavyweight title with Johnson ranked number 2 and Teixeira ranked number 3 by the UFC.
Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to pick up a win after her first loss in the UFC. Holm lost the belt in her first title defense against Miesha Tate at UFC 196.
Tickets for UFC on Fox 20 in Chicago will be on sale May 20.
Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for updates on official bout announcements.