Welterweights Zhang Lipeng and Chris Wade will meet this January at UFC Fight Night 59, officials announced recently.
Set for January 18 from the TD Garden Arena in Boston, the event airs on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass, with Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver set for the main event.
Lipeng (8-7-1) is a perfect 2-0 in his Octagon career, including the title of Ultimate Fighter: China with his decision win over Wang Sai this past March. He followed that up with a win over Brendan O’Reilly in August.
Wade (8-1) won his debut with the UFC when he submitted Cain Carrizosa, moving his overall win streak to three in a row.
Check out the current lineup below:
Featherweight: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver
Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez
Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Norman Parke
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Costas Philippou
Welterweight: Zhang Lipeng vs. Chris Wade