Ultimate Fighter 8 finalist Phillipe Nover will make his return to the Octagon this May, taking on Yui Chul Nam at UFC Fight Night 65.
Set for May 16 from Manila, the promotion will debut in the Philippines with Frankie Edgar meeting Urijah Faber in the headliner.
Nover (10-5-1) is coming off a victory that saw him win the Ring of Combat lightweight title. He’ll be moving down to the featherweight ranks for this fight and owns a record of 0-3 with the UFC.
Nam (18-4) carries a five-fight win streak into the contest, including a victory last March over Kazuki Tokudome.
Below is the current lineup:
Featherweight: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber
Flyweight: Nolan Ticman vs. Yao Zhiqui
Lightweight: Zhang Lipeng vs. Kajan Johnson
Lightweight: Tae Hyun Bang vs. Jon Tuck
Welterweight: Li Jingliang vs. Roger Zapata
Flyweight: Roldan Sangcha-An vs. Jon Delos Reyes
Featherweight: Phillipe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam