Faber vs. Rivera At UFC 181

Urijah Faber is now set to face off against Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The fight was announced by the UFC on Wednesday night via twitter.

Faber is coming from a third-round submission victory over Alex Caceres at UFC 175 in July. He won five of his last six fights giving him a No. 3 ranking among UFC bantamweight contenders. Rivera is well known for his exciting striking style and hasn’t fought since falling by unanimous decision to Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 173 in May.

UFC 181 will be headlined by Johny Hendricks defending his UFC welterweight title against Robbie Lawler and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis facing Gilbert Melendez once again in the co-main. Former women’s boxing champion Holly Holm will also make her debut on the card against Raquel Pennington.

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