A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night 89 card in Ottawa on June 18 as Chris Beal will meet Kid Yamamoto in a preliminary bout.
The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Friday.
UFC Fight Night 89 will take place on June 18 from The Arena at TD Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and the event will be headlined by a welterweight bout as former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald meets Stephen Thompson.
Beal (10-2) entered the UFC as a bantamweight and won back to back fights in the 135 pound division. He ended up dropping down to the flyweight division and went 0-2, with the most recent defeat coming in August against Chris Kelades. Yamamoto (18-6, 2NC) enters this fight following a no-contest against Roman Salazar at UFC 184 and he is 1-5, 1NC in his last seven fights. His last win came in 2010 as he defeated Federico Lopez at DREAM 14.
The current UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson fight card is below.
Rory MacDonald (18-3) vs. Stephen Thompson (12-1)
Donald Cerrone (29-7, 1NC) vs. Patrick Cote (23-9)
Steve Bosse (11-2) vs. Sean O’Connell (17-7)
Elias Theodorou (11-1) vs. Sam Alvey (25-7 1NC)
Jason Saggo (11-2) vs. Leandro Silva (19-2-1 1NC)
Misha Cirkunov (11-2) vs. Ion Cutelaba (11-1)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (8-2) vs. Thibault Gouti (11-1)
Tamdan McCrory (14-3) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (17-1)
Alex Garcia (13-3) vs. Colby Covington (8-1)
Randa Markos (5-3) vs. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (6-2)
Chris Beal (10-2) vs. Kid Yamamoto (18-6, 2NC)