A welterweight bout between The Ultimate Fighter 7 winner Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez has been booked for the UFC 143 fight card on February 4 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Tuesday.
Sadollah (5-3) dropped a unanimous decision to Duane “Bang” Ludwig after back-to-back wins and a 4-1 record in his last 5 fights. Lopez (11-2), a protege of Wanderlei Silva, fell to Justin Edwards in his Octagon debut in September to snap a 10-fight win streak.
The Super Bowl weekend UFC 143 event is headlined by welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz, while welterweight contenders Carlos Condit and Josh Koscheck meet in the co-main event.
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