Hougland (9-4) is a 32-year-old submission specialist fighting out of Combat Sport and Fitness in Washington. He is currently on an eight fight win streak and has not lost since 2003. Seven of his nine wins have come via submission.
Walker commented on being added to the card via Twitter (@EagleEyeMMA) this afternoon:
“All good things come to those who wait. I fight for @ufc next weekend. Great card in first place and im honored to finally fight for them.”
UFC 132 will air LIVE on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, July 2, and feature a bantamweight title fight between 135-pound champ Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. Refer to ProMMAnow.com’s Upcoming Events page for the full line-up.