Cody Garbrandt vs. Henry Briones added to UFC 189

A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC 189 card on July 11 in Las Vegas as Cody Garbrandt will meet Henry Briones on the preliminary card. UFC 189

The fight booking was announced on Friday afternoon by the UFC.

UFC 189 will come from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and will be headlined by a title fight as Jose Aldo defends the featherweight title against Conor McGregor.

Garbrandt (6-0) made his UFC debut in January and defeated Marcus Brimage by TKO at UFC 182. All of his wins have come by TKO/KO and four of them have come in the first round. Briones (16-4-1) is unbeaten in his last eight fights and defeated Guido Cannetti by submission at UFC 180. Six of his last seven wins have come by stoppage and four of those are by TKO/KO.

The current UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor fight card is below.

Jose Aldo (25-1) vs. Conor McGregor (17-2)
Robbie Lawler (27-8) vs. Rory MacDonald (18-2)
Dennis Bermudez (14-4) vs. Jeremy Stephens (23-11)
Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1) vs. John Hathaway (17-2)
Brandon Thatch (11-2) vs. John Howard (27-11)
Mike Swick (15-5) vs. Alex Garcia (12-2)
Nate Diaz (17-10) vs. Matt Brown (19-13)
Cody Garbrandt (6-0) vs. Henry Briones (16-4-1)