Another fight is coming up to UFC 136 card. The event, headlined by two title fights (lightweights Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard and featherweights Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian), will mark the return of Zhang Tiequan to the octagon.
His coach at China Top Team, Ruy Menezes told TATAME that his protégé is set to fight Darren Elkins at UFC 136, on October 8th.
Zhang, who started his Zuffa career as a 1-1 lightweight in the WEC, will be entering his second UFC featherweight bout. "The Mongolian Wolf", who recently got married, was last seen in the Octagon back in february, a 48-second submission win over Jason Reinhardt.
Zhang Tie Quan (18-1):
Win - Jason Reinhardt - Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 127
Loss - Danny Downes - Decision (unanimous) WEC 53
Win - Pablo Garza - Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 51
Darren Elkins (12-2):
Win - Michihiro Omigawa - Decision (Unanimous) - UFC 131
Loss - Charles Oliveira - Submission (armbar) - UFC on Versus 2
Win - Duane Ludwig - TKO (injury) - UFC on Versus 1