Felice Herrig will face Xiaonan Yan at UFC 238 in Chicago on June 8.
Combate was first to report the strawweight matchup. UFC 238 takes place at the United Center and will feature a women’s flyweight championship clash between Valentina Shevchenko and Jessica Eye. The main card will air on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.
Herrig is coming off an 0-2 campaign in 2018 in which she dropped a unanimous decision to Michelle Waterson at UFC 229 and a split verdict to Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 223. The Team Curran representative is 5-3 during her UFC tenure.
China’s Yan has kicked off her Octagon career with successive decision victories over Kailin Curran, Viviane Pereira and Syuri Kondo. The 29-year-old China Top Team product owns a 10-1 career mark that includes five KO/TKO triumphs.