Josh Burkman Re-Signed To The UFC Facing Hector Lombard At UFC 182

Josh Burkman hasn’t been inside the UFC Octagon in over six years but now the former Ultimate Fighter season 2 competitor is back on the roster with a faceoff against top 10 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard at UFC 182 on January 3, 2015.

UFC president Dana White announced the re-signing of Burkman early on Friday and then confirmed the bout against Lombard. The newly paired matchup joins the UFC 182 fight card headlined by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones against top contender Daniel Cormier.

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