Erik Koch vs. Drew Dober set for UFC 195

A lightweight bout has been booked for January’s UFC 195 in Las Vegas as Erik Koch will meet Drew Dober in a bout that will take place on the preliminary card.

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

UFC officials announced the fight booking on late Monday evening.

UFC 195 will come from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 2 and will be headlined by a title fight as Robbie Lawler defends the welterweight title against Carlos Condit.

Koch (14-4) returned to lightweight last year and has gone 1-1 since returning to the 155 pound division. This will be his first fight since May of 2014, which was a TKO defeat against Daron Cruickshank. Dober (15-7, 1NC) will also enter this fight following a lost as he was defeated by Efrain Escudero at UFC 188 in June. He is 1-1, 1NC in his last three fights and his last win came in late 2014 against Jamie Varner.

The current UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit fight card is below.

Robbie Lawler (26-10, 1NC) vs. Carlos Condit (30-8)
Erik Koch (14-4) vs. Drew Dober (15-7, 1NC)