A women’s strawweight bout has been added to the UFC’s first card in South Korea as Seo Hee Ham will take on Cortney Casey.
UFC Fight Night 79 will be held on November 28, 2015 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea.
Ham (15-6 MMA) has not fought since falling via unanimous decision to Joanne Calderwood at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale last December. Ham was supposed to fight Bec Rawlings in May, but pulled out due to injury.
Casey (4-2 MMA), a former collegiate soccer player who also recently made her UFC debut and who also suffered a decision loss to Calderwood.
UFC Fight Night 79 is headlined by a welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Thiago Alves. In the co-main event, Dong Hyun Kim meets Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight clash. The full card for the event can be found below.
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass)
Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves
Mirko Filipovic vs. Anthony Hamilton
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Jorge Masvidal
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Alberto Mina
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Dominique Steele
Doo Ho Choi vs. Sam Sicilia
Yui Chul Nam vs. Mike De La Torre
Tae Hyun Bang vs. Leo Kuntz
Jake Collier vs. Dongi Yang
Fredy Serrano vs. Yao Zhikui
Marco Beltran vs. Ning Guangyou
Cortney Casey vs. Seo Hee Ham