Three bouts were added to the card for UFC Fight Night 20 on Friday, as Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce, Efrain Escudero vs. Nik Lentz, and Tom Lawlor vs. Aaron Simpson were reported by MMAjunkie and Fanhouse for the January 11 Spike TV-televised event that is expected to take place in Fairfax, Virginia.
Following a 7-1 streak between 2006 and 2008, Koscheck (13-4) has gone 2-2 in his last four fights, including a first-round knockout of Frank Trigg in September in his most-recent bout. Pierce (9-1) has won six-straight, including an upset win over Brock Larson in his UFC debut in September.
Escudero (12-0), The Ultimate Fighter 8 lightweight winner, began his post-TUF career with a first-round knockout of Cole Miller in September. Lentz (17-3) won his seventh-straight in September, topping Rafaello Oliveira by unanimous decision in his Octagon debut.
A cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8, Lawlor (6-1) has won back-to-back UFC fights over Kyle Kingsbury and CB Dollaway. Simpson (6-0), an All-American wrestler at Arizona State, improved to 6-0 with UFC wins over Tim McKenzie and Ed Herman in 2009.