UFC on FUEL TV 3 fight card set, five bouts slated for televised main card
The lineup is set for May's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event.
The show, dubbed "Korean Zombie vs. Poirier," features a five-round title qualifier between featherweight contenders Chan Sung Jung (12-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Dustin Poirier (12-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC).
Four other bouts are part of the night's FUEL TV-televised main card.
UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes place May 15 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In addition to the FUEL TV main card, Facebook is expected to stream the full preliminary card.
Jung and Poirier fight for the right to meet reigning champion Jose Aldo. Currently, the division is light on top-level contenders, though Jung and Poirier – who campaigned for their fight via Twitter before UFC officials ultimately booked it – now are just one win away from a title shot.
Other televised UFC on FUEL TV 3 bouts include lightweights Donald Cerrone (17-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. Jeremy Stephens (20-7 MMA, 7-6 UFC), bantamweights Mike Easton (12-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. Yves Jabouin (17-7 MMA, 2-1 UFC), middleweights Tom Lawlor (7-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Jason MacDonald (25-15 MMA, 6-7 UFC), and welterweights Amir Sadollah (5-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. Lopez Lopez (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC).
The full UFC on FUEL TV 3 card includes:
MAIN CARD (FUEL TV)
Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung
Donald Cerrone vs. Jeremy Stephens
Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin
Tom Lawlor vs. Jason MacDonald
Jorge Lopez vs. Amir Sadollah
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)*
Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo
Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley
Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang
T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater
Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Kamal Shalorus
Azamat Gashimov vs. Alex Soto
Fabio Maldonado vs. Igor Pokrajac
* - Not officially announced