Jabouin vs Easton set for Vancouver’s UFC 174

A bantamweight bout between Montreal's Yves Jabouin and American Mike Easton has been added to UFC 174 in Vancouver, Sportsnet has learned. (Chris Young/CP)

A bantamweight bout has been added to UFC 174 in Vancouver, as Montreal’s Yves “The Tiger” Jabouin will face off against American Mike “The Hulk” Easton, Sportsnet has learned.

Jabouin, a member of the famed Tristar Gym, has lost two of his last three bouts and will no doubt be looking to add a 12th knockout win to his MMA resume.

Easton, a black belt in both Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Taekwondo, boasts a victory over Jabouin’s teammate, Ivan Menjivar and will likely be more than happy to oblige “The Tiger” in a stand-and-bang affair, and should things not go as planned, go to his under appreciated grappling skills, something we could see shine at Rogers Arena.

UFC 174 will take place on Saturday, June 14 and will be the third UFC event to take place in Vancouver.

Already announced for the event is a welterweight bout between Brazilian Daniel Sarafian and Japan’s Kiichi Kunimoto.