Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau Added to UFC 156

Evan Dunham UFC 119A lightweight battle has been added to UFC 156 as Evan Dunham faces Gleison Tibau on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas.

UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday.

Following an early run in the UFC that saw Evan Dunham get close to title contention, he’s fallen on harder times of late. Going 2-3 over his last five bouts, Dunham will look to get back on track after a loss in his last fight when he returns in February.

Meanwhile, 17-fight UFC veteran Gleison Tibau will look to make it two in a row when he faces Dunham at UFC 156.

The American Top Team fighter has gone 4-1 over his last five fights and hopes to add another win to his resume when he faces Dunham in Las Vegas.