UFC 212 now has a welterweight fight added to the card.
Brazil’s Luan Chagas will meet England’s Jimmy Wallhead in Brazil.
Combate.com reported the bout.
UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway will be held on June 3, 2017, at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Wallhead was recently signed to the UFC following a four-fight winning streak with a variety of European MMA promotions including Cage Warriors and KSW. In his debut, Wallhead lost a close split decision to Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett.
Chagas fought to a split draw in his UFC debut against Sergio Moraes at UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic before dropping a third round submission loss to Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg in his most recent bout with the promotion.
With this announcement, UFC 212 now looks like this:
Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway to unify the UFC featherweight title
Anderson Silva vs. TBA
Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Paulo Borrachinha vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
Yancy Medeiros vs. Erick Silva
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Leonardo Santos
Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Eric Spicely
Marco Beltran vs. Deiveson Alcantra Figueiredo
Johnny Eduardo vs. Matthew Lopez
Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes
Jamie Moyle vs. Viviane Pereira
Luan Chagas vs. Jimmy Wallhead