The UFC has announced the addition of three fights to the third installment of the UFC on FUEL TV on May 15th. The news was first reported by MMAjunkie.
Included is a welterweight fight between Jorge Lopez and Amir Sadollah, which was supposed to go down at UFC 143 until injuries forced Sadollah out, then Lopez also out against Sadollah’s late replacement Matt Riddle.
Also on the card is Cody McKenzie taking on Aaron Riley in a lightweight scrap and Brad Tavares will tangle with Dongi Yang in a middleweight bout.
McKenzie and Tavares were also forced out of their previously scheduled fights due to injuries, McKenzie with a broken foot and Tavares with a damaged rib.
McKenzie needs a win after dropping his last two fights and Tavares also looks to get back in the win column after suffering his first career loss to Aaron Simpson at UFC 132.
The card taking place at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. and is headlined by a featherweight contender fight between Dustin Poirier and “the Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung.
Look for feature stories from MMAinterviews on Lopez, Tavares & McKenzie as fight time nears.