Late Thursday night, it was announced featherweights Max Holloway (pictured) and Jeremy Stephens will collide at UFC 194.
Holloway is one of the hottest fighters in the division having won seven straight scraps. “Blessed” is fresh off last month’s TKO victory over Charles Oliveira, who was injured in the opening minutes of their bout.
Stephens snapped his two-fight losing skid by beating Dennis Bermudez in July. The 29-year-old veteran is victorious in four of his past six outings.
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the December 12 event.
Here is the show’s updated lineup:
ohn Makdessi vs. Yancy Medeiros
Court McGee vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr.
Michelle Waterson vs. Tecia Torres
Max Holloway vs. Jeremy Stephens
Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman (UFC middleweight champion)
Conor McGregor (UFC interim featherweight champion) vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)