A lightweight bout has been added to The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in Quebec City on April 16th as Evan Dunham will face Mark Bocek.
The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Thursday and the bout will likely be place on the main card.
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale will come from the Colisee Pepsi on April 16th and will feature the coaches on the reality show facing each other as Team Canada’s Patrick Cote meets Team Australia’s Kyle Noke.
Dunham (14-5) has lost back to back fights and three of his last four. All three of the defeats have come against fighters that are currently ranked in the top ten of the UFC lightweight division. His last defeat came at UFC 167 in November as he was submitted for the first time in his career by Donald Cerrone.
Bocek (11-5) made his debut in the UFC in 2007 and this will be his first fight since losing to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 154 in November of 2012. He was scheduled to return at UFC 165 in September against Michel Prazeres, but an injury forced him out of the fight.
The current TUF Nations Finale fight card is below.
Patrick Cote (19-8) vs. Kyle Noke (20-6-1)
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Nations Middleweight Final
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Nations Welterweight Final
Sam Stout (20-9-1) vs. K.J. Noons (12-7)
Mitch Gagnon (10-2) vs. Tim Gorman (8-2)
Evan Dunham (14-5) vs. Mark Bocek (11-5)