John Howard vs. Lorenz Larkin targeted for UFC Fight Night 59

The latest fight booking for UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston is a welterweight bout as John Howard meets Lorenz Larkin.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Monday.

UFC Fight Night 59 will come from the TD Garden in Boston on January 18th and will be headlined by a featherweight bout as Conor McGregor meets Dennis Siver.

Howard (22-10) returned to the UFC last year and scored victories over Uriah Hall and Siyar Bahadurzada. Since those victories, he has dropped back to back fights with the most recent victory coming in September against Brian Ebersole.

Larkin (14-4,1NC) has gone 1-4 in the UFC since entering the promotion in April of last year. Four of his five fights in the UFC have gone to the scorecards and he will enter this fight following a decision defeat to Derek Brunson.

The current UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver fight card is below.

Conor McGregor (16-2) vs. Dennis Siver (22-9, 1NC)
Benson Henderson (21-4) vs. Eddie Alvarez (25-4)
Jorge Masvidal (28-8) vs. Norman Parke (20-2-1)
Costas Philippou (13-4, 1NC) vs. Uriah Hall (9-4)
Zhang Lipeng (8-7-1) vs. Chris Wade (8-1)
Matt Van Buren (6-3) vs. Sean O’Connell (15-6)
John Howard (22-10) vs. Lorenz Larkin (14-4, 1NC)