Jamie Varner vs. Drew Dober First Bout Revealed for UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix

September 10, 2014
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Joe Lauzon vs Jamie Varner at UFC on Fox 4Former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner is part of the first bout officially announced for UFC on FOX 13, which takes place on Dec. 13 in Phoenix.

UFC officials on Wednesday confirmed a report by The Arizona Republic that Varner would face Drew Dober at the US Airways Center.

Varner (21-10-1, 2 NCs) has struggled since returning for his second tenure in the Octagon. His current UFC run sees him with a 2-4 record, having lost his last four bouts.

He is coming off of a TKO stoppage loss to James Krause at UFC 173 in May.

Like Varner, Dober (14-6) could well be fighting for his spot on the UFC roster. He has fought twice in the Octagon, losing both bouts.

Dober most recently dropped a unanimous decision to Nick Hein at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Munoz, also in May.

A UFC on FOX 13 main event is expected to be announced shortly.

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