Nick Ring versus newcomer James Head added to UFC 131 on June 11

James Head (pictured) will make his UFC debut against Nick Ring on June 11 in Vancouver.

TUF 11 competitor Nick “The Promise” Ring will take on Oklahoma’s James Head in a middleweight bout at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on June 11.

Ring (11-0) will return to the Octagon following a unanimous decision over Riki Fukuda at UFC 127 back in February. It will be the Canadian’s second UFC appearance since competing on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz in 2010.

Head (7-1) makes his UFC debut after defeating UFC veteran Gerald Harris via unanimous decision on an Xtreme Fight Night card in Oklahoma in February.

Head’s only loss came against TUF 3 semifinalist Jesse Forbes via unanimous decision in Aug. 2009.

UFC 131 is headlined with a heavyweight main event between TUF 12 coaches Brock Lensar and Junior dos Santos. The event will broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from Rogers Arena.

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