Sam Sicilia meets newcomer Doo Ho Choi at UFC 173 in May
The UFC’s annual Memorial Day weekend card continues to take shape with the addition of a new featherweight contest.
Doo Ho Choi (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed with the promotion and will make his debut in May against Sam Sicilia (12-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC). UFC officials announced the new booking overnight.
UFC 173 takes place May 24 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main is a middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Chris Holdsworth vs. Kyung Ho Kang set for UFC 173 in May
The most recent men’s winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” has his first post-“TUF” assignment.
Chris Holdsworth (5-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Kyung Ho Kang (12-7 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in a bantamweight bout at UFC 173 this spring. UFC officials announced the new fight booking late Thursday.