UFC officials on Saturday night announced that Jung would headline the UFC’s Feb. 4 event in Houston. He will square off with No. 8 ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez.
Jung hasn’t fought since failing to take the featherweight championship from Jose Aldo on Aug. 3, 2013. Following that fight, he committed to fulfilling his country’s military service requirement.
Bermudez has fought seven times during that span, going 5-2 in the Octagon while Jung has been out of action.
Joining them on the card in Houston are a host of other bouts, which were also announced on Saturday night.
The UFC Houston co-main event features Mexican phenom Alexa Grasso going against strawweight veteran Felice Herrig.
Also slated for the main card are bouts in the lightweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, with Abel Trujillo facing Evan Dunham, Jan Blachowicz squaring off against Ovince Saint Preux, and Justin Ledet taking on newcomer Dmitry Sosnovskiy
In preliminary action, heavyweight prospects Curtis Blaydes and Adam Milstead collide, lightweight prospects Johnny Case and James Vick meet in an intriguing 155-pound bout, and featherweights Chris Gruetzemacher and Chas Skelly face off.