UFC officials announced the new bout on Tuesday.
It was a tough trip to the Octagon for Mark Hominick at UFC 140 in his hometown of Toronto last month. After losing a tough five-round decision to featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 129, Hominick was looking forward to bouncing back strong in his fight against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung.
Unfortunately, everything that could go wrong, did go wrong.
Hominick found himself the victim of a flash knockout at the hands of Jung, who finished the fight in only eight seconds. Now the proud Canadian will head north to Montreal to try and get things back on track.
Facing Hominick in his home country will be former Tachi Palace Fights champion Eddie Yagin, who is also looking for a strong return after suffering a loss in his Octagon debut.
Yagin dropped his first fight in the UFC to Junior Assuncao last September, and will try to avoid back-to-back losses when he faces Hominick in March.
UFC 145 will take place on March 24 in Montreal with more fights expected to be announced for the card in the coming weeks.