Evan Dunham vs. Rodrigo Damm added to UFC 182

A lightweight bout has been added to UFC 182 on January 3rd in Las Vegas as Evan Dunham will meet Rodrigo Damm and the bout will likely be place on the preliminary card.

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The fight booking was announced by UFC officials today.

UFC 182 will come from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3rd and will be headlined by Jon Jones defending the UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.

Dunham (14-6) is currently on a three fight losing streak and is 3-6 in his last nine fights. His most recent defeat came in July as he was defeated by Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 45 by TKO.

Damm (12-8) returned to the lightweight division at the beginning of the year and defeated Ivan Jorge by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 36. Since that fight, he has dropped back to back fights and the last defeat came last month against Al Iaquinta.

The current UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier fight card is below.

Jon Jones (20-1) vs. Daniel Cormier (15-0)
Hector Lombard (34-4-1, 1NC) vs. Josh Burkman (27-10)
Evan Dunham (14-6) vs. Rodrigo Damm (12-8)