A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC 182 lineup, as Marcus Brimage meets Cody Garbrandt.
Set for January 3 from Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the card features Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.
Brimage (7-3) has gone 4-2 over six Octagon appearances, including a recent head-kick knockout of Jumabieke Tuerxun. He had lost two straight prior to that.
Garbrandt (5-0) will be making his debut after turning pro in 2012, scoring four first round knockouts. He is a member of Team Alpha Male, which houses current division champion T.J. Dillashaw.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Daniel Cormier
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury
Welterweight: Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman
Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares
Lightweight: Evan Dunham vs. Rodrigo Damm
Heavyweight: Shawn Jordan vs. Jared Cannonier
Flyweight: Louis Gaudinot vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
Welterweight: Mats Nilsson vs. Omari Akhmedov
Lightweight: Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov
Bantamweight: Marcus Brimage vs. Cody Garbrandt