In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards.
Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend through the divisions ranks and make a case for a title shot.
UFC 179 took a hit when Alan Patrick suffered a broken jaw in training. Diego Ferreira has agreed to step in for him, and will now fight Beneil Dariush.
New names have been added to the upcoming UFC 180 event. Edgar Garcia has agreed to face Hector Urbina, and if you missed it, Joe Lauzon is in for Norman Parke against Diego Sanchez. UFC 180 takes place in Mexico City and will serve as the UFC’s debut in the region.
In more recent news, top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has an opponent for his Australian headliner, and it comes in the form of Josh Burkman. Burkman leaves the World Series of Fighting for his second stint under the UFC banner.