On Tuesday morning, a thrilling lightweight shootout between Danny Castillo (Pictured) and John Cholish was added to the “UFC on FOX 3” roster. The 155-pound affair marks the eighth bout confirmed for the May 5th lineup.
Castillo is victorious in five of his last six scraps. “Last Call” was last seen taking a split decision win over Anthony Njokuani at UFC 141.
Cholish made his big league debut in spectacular fashion by putting Mitch Clarke down via TKO in December at UFC 140. Since losing his first professional scrap, the 28-year-old has been perfect through his next eight fights.
IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey hosts the festivities. A pivotal lightweight contest between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller headlines the primetime broadcast.
Here are the athletes slated to appear in the show:
Louis Gaudinot vs. John Lineker
Mike Massenzio vs. Karlos Vemola
Danny Castillo vs. John Cholish
John Hathaway vs. Pascal Krauss
Pat Barry vs. Lavar Johnson
John Dodson vs. Darren Uyenoyama
Tony Ferguson vs. Dennis Hallman
Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller (Five-Round Fight)