Another fight has been added to UFC’s debut in Hamburg as Scott Askham is set to take on debuting Jack Hermansson. The UFC announced the bout on Twitter.
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UFC Fight Night 93 will be held on September 3, 2016 at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
Askham (14-2 MMA) is coming off a highlight reel head kick KO over Chris Dempsey at UFC Fight Night London in February. The performance also earned Askham his first ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus. The former BAMMA middleweight champion is currently 2-2 under the UFC banner.
Hermansson (13-2 MMA) is the current Cage Warriors and Warrior Fight Series middleweight champion. He last defended his Cage Warriors title last last April, earning a third round TKO win over Alan Carlos at CWFC 75 in London. ‘The Joker’ is currently riding an eight fight winning streak.
With this fight announcement, UFC Hamburg now looks like this:
Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett
Ryan Bader vs. Ilir Latifi
Scott Askham vs. Jack Hermansson