UFC officials have put together a bantamweight bout for the promotions third trip to FUEL TV in May. Both Mike Easton and Yves Jabouin have agreed to face off on the card.
Officials from the promotion announced the matchup this afternoon.
With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on May 15.
Easton showed a lot of intensity in his last outing against Jared Papazian during the UFC on FX 1 event. He was as fired up as they come and fought an entertaining and high paced three-round war to earn a majority decision victory over his opponent. He brings into this latest matchup a seven-fight win streak.
Jabouin picked up a much needed win during his last contest against Ian Loveland at UFC 134. The victory notched just his second in five-fights and likely saved his position as a UFC roster holder. The UFC is giving him no breaks and he still needs to perform well in this fight with Easton in order to give him the security of an established UFC fighter. Continue to next page for the “Editors Breakdown and prediction.”