Wednesday Fight Update

Fight week does not slow down the UFC matchmaking team, so before UFC 186 takes place in Montreal this weekend, three bouts were announced Wednesday.

On July 25 in Chicago, the lightweight division will be well represented, as veterans Danny "Last Call" Castillo and Rustam "Tiger" Khabilov square off on the same United Center card that will see rising stars Erik "New Breed" Koch and Ramsey Nijem meet up in the Octagon.

Plus, July 15th's UFC Fight Night card in San Diego will feature a welterweight bout between Alan "Brahma" Jouban and Canada's Matt Dwyer.


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