Alan Jouban vs. Jamie Yager set for Tachi Palace Fights 9 on May 6

By John Morgan

After a stunning 15-second knockout in his professional debut over prospect Kyle Griffin, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu disciple Alan Jouban (1-0) now meets “The Ultimate Fighter 11″ cast member Jamie Yager (3-2) in a welterweight contest.

MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from Tachi Palace Fights officials that Jouban and Yager have agreed to meet at Tachi Palace Fights 9.

Featuring a lightweight matchup between UFC veterans Fabricio Camoes and Efrain Escudero, Tachi Palace Fights 9 takes place May 6 at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, Calif.

The card was originally scheduled for May 5, but the promotion recently moved the card to following night.

After a successful amateur career that featured a 14-second knockout under the Tuff-N-Uff banner, Jouban made his professional debut at this past weekend’s Tachi Palace Fights 8 event. Facing Xtreme Couture‘s Griffin, Jouban fired a perfectly timed knee into his opponent’s jaw during a takedown attempt and earned the stoppage just 15 seconds into the opening frame.

 

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