A bantamweight bout has been added to the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 5 as Mike Easton will take on TJ Dillashaw.
The UFC announced that the bout has been verbally agreed to by both fighters and will take place on the preliminary card on FUEL TV.
Easton (13-1) has started his UFC career with three straight victories, with his most recent victory coming against Ivan Menjivar at UFC 148 by decision. He is currently on a eight fight win streak and seven of his career victories are by decision.
Dillashaw (6-1) was a finalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 14” and lost to John Dodson. Since losing to Dodson, he has won two straight fights with his last victory coming at UFC on FUEL TV 4 against Vaughn Lee, which was a submission victory in the first round.
UFC on FOX 5 takes place on December 8th from KeyArena in Seattle and will be headlined by Benson Henderson defending the UFC lightweight title against Nate Diaz.