Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 27th

Former featherweight kickboxer Yves Jabouin and top prospect, Ian Loveland will meet in a bantamweight bout at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 27th, 2011.

The following was posted on the UFC website:

“Ian Loveland and Yves Jabouin have verbally agreed to fight on August 27 in Rio De Janeiro. Both are exceptionally tough competitors and this will be Jabouin’s first bout in the bantamweight division.”

Jabouin will make his 135lb debut after going 1-3 in his last four fights in the featherweight division. Last time out he lost to Pablo Garza at UFC 129 in April via flying-triangle choke. Loveland was last seen in action at UFC 128 in March, ending his seven fight winning streak, losing to former WEC title contender Joseph Benavidez via unanimous decision.

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