Jabouin (19-9) transitioned to the bantamweight division from the 145-pound weight class in 2011 and strung together three consecutive wins before losing to Brad Pickett in September 2012. A shoulder injury kept the 34-year-old sidelined for much of 2013. He only competed once last year, winning a split decision over Dustin Pague at UFC 161. He’s coming off a knockout loss to Eddie Wineland on Jan. 25.
Easton (13-4) may be fighting for his job when he meets Jabouin on June 14. He made his UFC debut in October 2011 on a five-fight winning streak. He won his first three fights in the organization, but has lost by decision in his last three outings.
UFC 174 takes place on June 14 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The main attraction for the fight card has not been announced yet.