Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Neil Seery slated for UFC Fight Night 87

A flyweight bout has been announced for May’s UFC Fight Night 87 in the Netherlands as former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi will meet Neil Seery.

The fight booking was announced by UFC officials on Wednesday morning.

UFC Fight Night 87 will come from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands and the event will be headlined by a heavyweight bout as Alistair Overeem will meet Andrei Arlovski.

Horiguchi (16-2) is coming off a decision win in September against Chico Camus and he has won five of his six fights in the UFC. His only defeat in the promotion came at UFC 186 last year as he was submitted by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson with one second left in the fight. Seery (16-11) also enters this fight following a win as he defeated Jon Delos Reyes by submission in October. He is 3-2 in the UFC and four of his five fights in the promotion have gone to the decision.

The current UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski fight card is below.

Alistair Overeem (40-14, 1NC) vs. Andrei Arlovski (25-11, 1NC)
Antonio Silva (19-8, 1NC) vs. Stefan Struve (30-8)
Gunnar Nelson (14-2-1) vs. Albert Tumenov (17-2)
Rashid Magomedov (20-1) vs. Chris Wade (11-1)
Yan Cabral (12-2) vs. Reza Madadi (13-4)
Magnus Cedenblad (13-4) vs. Garreth McLellan (12-3)
Peter Sobotta (15-5-1) vs. Domonic Waters (9-4)
Nick Hein (13-2, 1NC) vs. Jon Tuck (9-2)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (8-0) vs. Heather Jo Clark (7-4)
Kyoji Horiguchi (16-2) vs. Neil Seery (16-11)