Hugo Viana will lock horns with Ramiro Hernandez on Jan. 25. | Sherdog.com
Hugo Viana will square off with Ramiro Hernandez in a bantamweight matchup at UFC on Fox 10.
Promotion officials recently announced the pairing. UFC on Fox 10 takes place at the United Center in Chicago on Jan. 25 and is headlined by a lightweight showdown between Benson Henderson and Josh Thomson. The card also includes a heavyweight clash pitting Gabriel Gonzaga against Stipe Miocic.
A cast member of the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil,” Viana suffered a first-round TKO defeat to T.J. Dillashaw in his last outing at UFC on Fox 7. Prior to that defeat, “Wolverine defeated John Teixeira da Conceicao and Reuben Duran in his first two Octagon appearances.
Hernandez made his promotional debut on Sept. 4, losing via first-round rear-naked choke to Lucas Martins at UFC Fight Night 28. The Miletich Fighting Systems product has finished nine of his 13 victories by knockout, technical knockout or submission.