After having a 14-month lay-off, Alan Jouban is going to return action.
On Saturday, officials announced that the 37-year-old welterweight was booked to fight Dwight Grant (92 ) at a welterweight bout at UFC 236 on April 1-3 at Atlanta. The matchup was initially reported by Atlanta news outlet WSB.
This will soon be Jouban’s fight as last February in UFC on FOX 28, at which he conquered Ben Saunders by second-round knock out. “Brahma” was booked to fight Danny Roberts the subsequent July, but was forced to withdraw due to a neck injury. He could be 7-4 at the UFC and 16-6 overall as an expert.
Grant is coming from of a first-round Knock-out of Carlo Pedersoli Jr.. . Which happened in February. The contract winner has won eight of the past nine fights.
Additionally supported on Saturday, a lightweight bout between Jalin Turner (8-4) along with Matt Frevola (6-1-1), and also a welterweight bout between Max Griffin (14-6) and unbeaten UFC New-comer Zelim Imadaev (8-0). All these matchups were reported by ESPN.
UFC 236 is going to be headlined with means of a rematch between featherweight title holder Max Holloway (20-3) and also Dustin Poirier (24-5) for a empty interim light weight championship, with a empty interim middleweight championship bout between Kelvin Gastelum (16-3) along with also Israel Adesanya (16-0) serving as the co-main event.
Watch the updated card below:
Alan Jouban vs. Dwight Grant
Jalin Turner vs. Matt Frevola
Max Griffin vs. Zelim Imadaev