A bantamweight division encounter may be coming to the UFC Fight Night St. Louis card as Kyung Ho Kang looks for the victory against Guido Cannetti.
MMA Today first reported the fight.
Kang (13-7-0-1NC) is competing for the first time in over three years because he was completing his military service for the country of South Korea. Kang has also won two of four in the UFC, those wins came over Shunichi Shimizu and Michinori Tanaka. Kang is also making his North American MMA debut in this fight, as all of the fighters professional MMA bouts have come in the far east.
Cannetti (7-2-0) has won just one of two under the UFC banner, that lone win came over Hugo Viana at UFC 190. Cannetti is also returning to action after a lengthy absence due to failing a USADA issued drug test. Cannetti competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter Latin America 1, making it to the semi-finals of the reality show before losing to Alejandro Perez.
UFC Fight Night St. Louis takes place on Sunday, January 14 from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.