A pair of bantamweight sluggers have been added to the UFC’s Memorial Day weekend show.
T.J. Dillashaw (9-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Takeya Mizugaki (19-7-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 173 this May in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new fight booking on Wednesday afternoon.
Dillashaw is ranked No. 9, while Mizugaki is No. 13 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA bantamweight rankings.
UFC 173 takes place May 24 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The card, which is headlined by a middleweight title bout between champ Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort, has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.