Fresh off his first career loss, Gunnar Nelson will return this July at UFC 189, taking on John Hathaway.
Set for July 11, the card features two title fights. Jose Aldo defends his featherweight belt against Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler puts his welterweight title on the line vs. Rory MacDonald.
Nelson (13-1-1) suffered a decision loss to Rick Story, dropping him to 4-1 with the promotion.
Hathaway (17-2) hasn’t fought since a loss last year to Dong Hyun Kim, which put his Octagon mark at 7-2.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor
UFC Welterweight Championship
Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Rory MacDonald
Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens
Welterweight: Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway