UFC FN 48: Tyron Woodley Replacing Hector Lombard Versus Dong Hyun Kim
By FCF Staff
It won’t be long before Tyron Woodley will have a chance to get back on the winning track, as the UFC has announced that the welterweight will fight Dong Hyun Kim on August 23rd.
Woodley, who was recently decisioned by Rory MacDonald on June 14th, is stepping in for the injured Hector Lombard. The fight will headlined UFC Fight Night 48, which will go down at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.
No details regarding the extent of Lombard’s injury were disclosed.
Kim (19-2-1) is riding a four fight win streak heading into the bout, which includes consecutive KO wins over Erick Silva and John Hathaway.
Woodley (13-3) was coming off stoppage wins over Josh Kosheck and Carlos Condit before he faced MacDonald.
UFC FN 48 will feature a middleweight fight between Cung Le and Michael Bisping in the main event.