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Urijah Faber, Alex Caceres Agree to UFC 175 Bout

Posted on by Erik Fontanez

Urijah FaberA bantamweight match-up between Urijah Faber and Alex Caceres has been verbally agreed to take place at UFC 175, officials announced on Wednesday.

The 135-pound affair, which was first reported by ESPN.com, is scheduled to take place on July 5 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

A fan favorite, Faber (30-7) is coming off a loss in his attempt at winning the company’s bantamweight title against champion Renan Barao. Faber has gone 4-2 over the last two years, each of his two losses coming at the hands of Barao.

Caceres (10-5, 1 NC) has won four in row, minus a no-contest against Kyung Ho Kang, due to a failed drug test by Caceres.

UFC 175 is scheduled to be headlined by a middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Lyoto Machida.

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