Flashy lightweight Ignacio Bahamondes will return to action at UFC’s July 30th event when he faces Ludovit Klein. News of the matchup was confirmed recently by Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes.
The fight is joining UFC 277, which is scheduled to take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Bahamondes is riding the momentum of a pair of finish wins that he attained recently. He last appeared in February, when he submitted Rongzhu in the third round of a bout.
Before then, Bahamondes secured a highlight-reel wheel kick knockout against Roosevelt Roberts.
Klein snapped a two-fight skid in his last appearance, earning a split decision victory over Devonte Smith in March. The 27-year-old’s promotional record is currently an even two wins and two losses.
A pair of title bouts are scheduled to headline UFC 277. In the main event, UFC Bantamweight Champion Julianna Pena will face former titleholder Amanda Nunes in a rematch. Here is how the card looks currently:
Bout 8: Julianna Pena (11-4) vs. Amanda Nunes (21-5) (UFC Bantamweight Championship)
Bout 7: Brandon Moreno (19-6-2) vs. Kai Kara-France (24-9) (Vacant Interim UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 6: Derrick Lewis (26-9) vs. Sergei Pavlovich (15-1) (Heavyweight)
Bout 5: Magomed Ankalaev (17-1) vs. Anthony Smith (36-16) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 4: Paulo Costa (13-2) vs. Luke Rockhold (16-5) (Middleweight)
Bout 3: Drakkar Klose (12-2-1) vs. Diego Ferreira (17-5) (Lightweight)
Bout 2: Drew Dober (24-11) vs. Rafael Alves (20-10) (Lightweight)
Bout 1: Ignacio Bahamondes (13-4) vs. Ludovit Klein (18-4) (Lightweight)