Patrick Holohan vs. Shane Howell added to UFC Fight Night 59 in January

A flyweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night 59 fight card in January as Patrick Holohan will meet Shane Howell.UFC-Fight-Night-Logo

UFC officials announced the fight booking on Wednesday.

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.

Holohan (10-1-1) won his UFC debut back on July against Josh Sampo by submission and returned in October where he suffered his first career defeat as he lost a decision to Chris Kelades. Eight of his ten wins have come by submission and seven of those have come by either rear-naked or triangle choke.

Howell (13-8) signed with the UFC earlier this year and lost his debut in June against Ray Borg. The defeat snapped a seven fight winning streak and it was his first defeat since 2010.

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)
Patrick Holohan (10-1-1) vs. Shane Howell (13-8)