A trio of fights have been added to the May 15 UFC on Fuel 3 card in the form of Jorge Lopez-Amir Sadollah, Cody McKenzie-Aaron Riley, and Brad Tavares-Dongi Yang.
All three bouts were announced by the UFC.
Lopez (11-2) is a student of Wanderlei Silva’s who lost his UFC debut to Justin Edwards in 2011. Lopez and Sadollah (5-3) were scheduled to first meet at UFC 143 but both were injured and the fight was cancelled.
McKenzie (12-2) has gone 1-2 in his three UFC fights since appearing on the Ultimate Fighter 12, while Riley (30-13-1) is 3-3 in his last six UFC fights and 3-5 all-time inside the Octagon.
Tavares (7-1) suffered the first loss of his career at UFC 132 to Aaron Simpson. His opponent, Yang (10-2), sports a 1-2 career record with the UFC.
UFC on Fuel 3 takes place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The main card airs on FUEL TV, while the prelims will stream on Facebook. The main event is scheduled to see Dustin Poirier and Chan Sung Jung battle to move one step closer to a shot at the featherweight title.
PHOTO CREDIT – Amir Sadollah