John Cholish steps into the Octagon at UFC on Fox 3 in May to face Danny Castillo. UFC officials on Tuesday announced the bout.
Cholish (8-1), a wrestler turned Wall Street stockbroker, made his Octagon debut in front of 55,000 fans at UFC 140 in Toronto last year. Having only lost in his professional debut, Cholish ran his mark to eight consecutive victories with his second-round TKO of Mitch Clarke.
Castillo (13-4) is a training partner with such standouts as Urijah Faber and Joseph Benavidez, and has spent the majority of his career fighting for Zuffa-based promotions. He fought eight times under the WEC banner. This bout with Cholish will mark his fifth UFC fight.
Jim Miller vs. Nate Diaz headlines UFC on Fox 3 on May 5 in East Rutherford, N.J.