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Urijah Faber Fights Yuri Alcantara at UFC on Fox Sports 1 1

Written by Tom Ngo
June 4th, 2013
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UFC Bantamweight Urijah Faber

On Tuesday, a bantamweight affair between Urijah Faber (pictured) and Yuri Alcantara was added to the UFC on Fox Sports 1 1 lineup.

The August 17 event takes place inside TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

Faber will be riding a two-fight winning streak into Beantown. “The California Kid” submitted Scott Jorgensen in April, less than two months after tapping out Ivan Menjivar at UFC 157.

Alcantara has posted 14 wins in his past 16 outings, which includes one no contest. “Marajo” knocked out Iliarde Santos last month at UFC on FX 8.

Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the night’s main card live.

Here is the card’s updated roster:

Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux

Mike Brown vs. Akira Corassani

Uriah Hall vs. Nick Ring

Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson

Conor McGregor vs. Andy Ogle

Matt Brown vs. Thiago Alves

Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara

Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett

Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne

Chael Sonnen vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua

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