Penn/Siver, Hendricks/Boetsch, other Matches Added to UFC Event
The UFC added several fights to UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, BJ Penn will face Dennis Siver. Penn, who returned from a two year retirement fought Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 103, where Rodriguez took out Penn with a second round TKO.
Siver hasn’t fought in over two years himself due to injuries. Siver and Penn was scheduled to face each other last year but Siver was forced to withdraw.
Former UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks will be attempting to move to 2-0 in the middleweight division when he takes on long time UFC veteran, Tim Boetsch. Hendricks, who has several issues making weight at 170 lbs, recently moved up to middleweight with a successful debut over Hector Lombard. Boetsch will be attempting to bounce back from his 1st round submission loss to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.
Felice Herrig will attempt to continue her two fight wining streak, when she takes on Justine Kish, who is a perfect 2-0 inside in the octagon.
Lastly, Josh Stansbury vs Jeremy Kimball was also added to the card.