Dong Hyun Kim vs. Josh Burkman added to UFC 187

A welterweight bout has been added to UFC 187 fight card on May 23 in Las Vegas as Dong Hyun Kim will meet Josh Burkman.UFC 187

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Monday.

UFC 187 will come from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 23 and will be headlined by Jon Jones defending the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson.

Kim (19-3-1, 1NC) is coming off a defeat to Tyron Woodley at UFC Fight Night 48 and the defeat snapped a four fight winning streak. Since entering the UFC in 2008, he has gone 10-3, 1NC and three of those wins have come by TKO/KO. Burkman (27-11) returned to the UFC at the beginning of this year and was defeated by Hector Lombard. While the bout is current a defeat, the bout will likely be overturned shortly by the Nevada Athletic Commission due to Lombard failing his post fight drug test.

The current UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson fight card is below:

Jon Jones (21-1) vs. Anthony Johnson (19-4)
Chris Weidman (12-0) vs. Vitor Belfort (24-10)
Donald Cerrone (27-6, 1NC) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0)
Travis Browne (17-2-1) vs. Andrei Arlovski (23-10, 1NC)
Dong Hyun Kim (19-3-1, 1NC) vs. Josh Burkman (27-11)
Joseph Benavidez (21-4) vs. John Moraga (16-3)
John Dodson (16-6) vs. Zach Makovsky (19-5)
Islam Makhachev (11-0) vs. Leo Kuntz (17-7-1)
Rose Namajunas (2-2) vs. Nina Ansaroff (6-4)
Justin Scoggins (9-2) vs. Josh Sampo (11-4)
Sean Spencer (12-4) vs. Mike Pyle (26-10-1)