UFC officials continue to add fights to the third FOX-televised event, as lightweights Tony Ferguson and Dennis Hallman will meet at the May 5 card. UFC on FOX 3 is slated for the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Ferguson-Hallman joins Jim Miller-Nate Diaz and John Dodson-Darren Uyenoyama has matches signed for the show. A main event has yet to be announced, while it has been mentioned that Miller-Diaz would serve as the co-main event for the evening.
Ferguson was a winner on The Ultimate Fighter, winning each of his two fights since claiming the title. Ferguson is 13-2 overall, including eight victories via knockout.
Hallman (51-14-2) enters the bout having split his last two matches after putting together a two-fight win streak. He is 4-5 in his UFC career, which has come over several different stints. Among his list of wins include two victories over UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, both of which came via submission in a combined 37 seconds.