Gunnar Nelson vs Alan Jouban added to UFC Fight Night London

Gunnar Nelson and Alan Jouban are set to meet in a welterweight bout, the UFC announced.

The fight will serve as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 107 in London on March 18. The card will be headlined by a light-heavyweight bout between London’s own Jimi Manuwa and #9 ranked Corey Anderson.

Nelson (15-2-1) has alternated between wins and losses in his past five fights with his most recent bout being a second-round submission victory over Albert Tumenov, who entered the fight riding five straight wins. Before that, he suffered a unanimous decision loss to Demian Maia at UFC 194 in December 2015.

Jouban (15-4) is on a three-fight win streak which includes unanimous decision wins over up and coming prospects Mike Perry and Belal Muhammad as well as a first-round TKO of Brendan O’Reilly. His last loss was a first-round knockout at the hands of Tumenov in October 2015.

Also on the card are bouts between Joseph Duffy and Reza Medadi as well as Tom Breese vs Oluwale Bamgbose.

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Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.

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