A welterweight contest has been added to UFC’s upcoming card in Singapore as Dong Hyun Kim will take on Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 111.
UFC Fight Night 111 will be held on June 17, 2017, at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.
The event will be the second that the promotion has hosted in Singapore, following UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim which took place at the Marina Bay Sands in January 2014.
Dong Hyun Kim (22–3–1 (1)) is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, with his most recent win coming in a split-decision over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC 207.
Colby Covington (11-1 MMA) is also on a three fight winning streak, the latter coming against Bryan Barberena at UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson in a unanimous decision.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 111 now looks like this:
Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcin Tybura
Kwan Ho Kwak vs. Russell Doane
Jon Tuck vs. Takanori Gomi
Justin Scoggins vs. Ulka Sasaki
Cyril Asker vs. Walt Harris
Tarec Saffiedine vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Naoki Inoue vs. Carls John de Tomas
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Colby Covington