The UFC has announced a lightweight matchup between Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm has officially been added to UFC 182 in January.

Dunham (14-6) was last seen suffering a first round TKO loss to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 45 in June. This not only pushed his losing streak to three but also gives him losses in six of his last nine bouts. He will enter this bout with a UFC record of 7-6.

Damm (12-8), a Strikeforce veteran, will enter this bout riding his own two fight losing streak, with his most recent being a third round TKO loss to Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 50 in September. He will enter this bout with a UFC record of 3-3.

UFC 182 is scheduled to take place on Jan. 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will serve as the night’s main event. A UFC women’s bantamweight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano is expected to serve as the co-main event.

Here is how the rest of the card is shaping up:

  • UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones (20-1) vs. Daniel Cormier (15-0)
  • Hector Lombard (34-4-1) vs. Josh Burkman (27-10)
  • Evan Dunham (14-6) vs. Rodrigo Damm (12-8)

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