Born in South Dakota, Ben Nguyen will get the opportunity to compete in his hometown of Sioux Falls later this year at UFC Fight Night 91.
The promotion added Nguyen-Louis Smolka to the July 13 event from Denny Sanford Premier Center. The main card airs live on FOX Sports 1.
Nguyen (14-5) moved to Thailand to train before landing in Australia. He has won eight fights in a row, including two with the UFC.
Smolka (10-1) has scored wins in four of his five Octagon appearances, besting Paddy Holohan and Richie Vaculik. His lone loss came to former title contender Chris Cariaso.