The UFC is adding a middleweight bout to its Aug. 1 event between Ed Herman and Da Un Jung. FightBookMMA was first to report the fight.
The two were originally booked to fight on May 2 on the UFC Oklahoma City card, but the event was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Herman (25-14, 1 NC) is coming off of back-to-back wins over Patrick Cummins and Khadis Ibragimov. Prior to those wins, he had lost three in a row. Herman is a veteran of the sport, as his pro career has lasted 17 years.
Jung (13-2) is riding a 12 fight winning streak and is currently 2-0 in the UFC with a submission win over Ibragimov and a first-round stoppage over Mike Rodgriguez.
The Aug. 1 event will be headlined between former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Irene Aldana. The event is expected to take at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
Thus far the card looks like this:
Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana – 135 lbs
Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan – 185 lbs
Ketlen Vieira vs. Yana Kunitskaya – 135 lbs
Markus Perez vs. Eric Spicely – 185 lbs
Trevin Giles vs. Jun Yong Park – 185 lbs
Da Un Jung vs. Ed Herman – 205 lbs
Jennifer Maia vs. Viviane Araujo – 125 lbs