A middleweight bout between Jack Hermansson and Edmen Shahbazyan is the newest addition to Could’s UFC 262 lineup.
MMA Junkie verified Hermansson (21-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) and Shahbazyan (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) have agreed to the matchup with an individual near the reserving following an preliminary report from the Los Angeles Occasions. The particular person requested anonymity as a result of the UFC has but to announce the bout.
UFC 262 takes place Could 15 at Toyota Middle in Houston. The primary card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Combat Go.
Hermansson, No. 9 within the newest USA TODAY Sports activities/MMA Junkie middleweight rankings, is coming off a fundamental occasion loss to Marvin Vettori at UFC on ESPN 19 in December.
Shahbazyan, an honorable point out within the rankings, will try and rebound from his first profession defeat towards Derek Brunson at UFC Combat Night time 173 in August.
The newest UFC 262 card consists of:
- Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira
- Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Ferguson
- Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright
- Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazany
- Viviane Araujo vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell
- Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko
- Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos
- Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan