A welterweight bout has been added to UFC’s debut in Hidalgo as Augusto Montano will face Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night 94.
UFC Fight Night 94) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event that will be held on September 17, 2016, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
Montano (15-1 MMA) won his UFC debut against Chris Heatherly at UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt via first round TKO at UFC’s debut in Mexico. ‘Dodger’ also competed on UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum which was also held in Mexico, however, he lost a unanimous decision to Cathal Pendred on that night.
Muhammad (9-1 MMA) was called up to the UFC on late notice to face Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90 in Las Vegas. The former Titan FC welterweight title put on a great show with Jouban with both fighters earning ‘Fight of the Night’ honours however for Muhammad, it would turn out to be his first loss in his career, losing via unanimous decision.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 94 now looks like this:
Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson
Uriah Hall vs. Derek Brunson
Evan Dunham vs. Abel Trujillo
Alejandro Pérez vs. Manny Gamburyan
Gabriel Benítez vs. Sam Sicilia
José Alberto Quiñonez vs. Joey Gomez
Chas Skelly vs. Maximo Blanco
Roan Carneiro vs. Kenny Robertson
Augusto Montaño vs. Belal Muhammad
Antônio Carlos Júnior vs. Leonardo Augusto Leleco