Patrick Holohan, a teammate of Conor McGregor’s, will join “Notorious” this January at UFC Fight Night 59 from Boston. Holohan will face Shane Howell in a flyweight contest.
Set for January 18 from the TD Garden Arena, McGregor and Dennis Siver will serve as the main event. The co-main boasts former champion Benson Henderson against Eddie Alvarez.
Holohan (10-1-1) has split his two UFC appearances, defeating Josh Sampo via submission and dropping a decision to Chris Kelades. Of his 10 career victories, eight have been via submission.
Howell (13-8) had his seven-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Ray Borg in his debut inside the Octagon earlier this year.
Below is the current lineup:
Featherweight: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver
Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez
Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Norman Parke
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Costas Philippou
Welterweight: Zhang Lipeng vs. Chris Wade
Light Heavyweight: Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell
Welterweight: John Howard vs. Lorenz Larkin
Flyweight: Patrick Holohan vs. Shane Howell