Middleweights Trevin Giles and Jun Yong Park will meet at UFC’s event on Aug. 1.
Giles is fresh off a “Fight of the Night” bonus, defeating James Krause by split decision at UFC 247 on Feb. 8. Giles re-entered the win column suffering back-to-back defeats to Gerald Meerschaert and Zak Cummings in 2019.
The 27-year-old is 3-2 since making his UFC debut in July 2017.
Park is coming off his first victory inside the octagon, defeating Marc-Andre Barriault at UFC on ESPN+ 23 in December 2019. He is 1-1 under the UFC banner after a second-round submission loss to Anthony Hernandez at UFC on ESPN+15 in August 2019. It ended a seven-fight win streak for Park.
The August card is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. There is no broadcast information available yet.
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