Report: Hakeem Dawodu Faces Yoshinori Horie At UFC 240


A featherweight division attraction has been added to UFC 240 according to TSN as Hakeem Dawodu is in action against Yoshinori Horie.

Dawodu (9-1-1) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Austin Arnett and Kyle Bochniak. Dawodu has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and than came against Danny Henry at UFC Fight Night London. Dawodu has picked up nine wins as a professional MMA fighter and six of them have come by way of KO/TKO.

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Horie (8-1-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so while also riding a two fight winning streak. Horie has competed nine times as a professional MMA fighter and all of those bouts came in the Pancrase promotion. Horie has fought nine times as a professional MMA fighter and just three of those bouts have gone the distance.

UFC 240 takes place on Saturday, July 27 from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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