Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara At UFC on FOX Sports 1 On August 17th in Boston, Massachusetts

It was revealed today that UFC bantamweight title contender, Urijah Faber is set to face heavy hitter, Yuri Alcantara at the UFC on FOX Sports 1 event set for August 17th in Boston, Massachusetts.

Case Keefer of the Las Vegas Sun releaed the news on Twitter earlier today. It is thought verbal agreements are in place on both sides at this time.

Faber has had a solid 2013 so far, fishing both Ivan Menjivar and Scott Jorgensen. Both wins came via submission and have put “The California Kid” firmly back in title contention at 135 pounds. Alcantara picked up his first official win at 135 pounds with a TKO victory over Illiarde Santos on the UFC on FX 8 card in Brazil.

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