A bantamweight bout between Erik Perez and Johnny Bedford has been added to the lineup for UFC 159, bringing the total of tilts on the card to thirteen. Both men are unbeaten inside the Octagon with a 5-0 record between them.
Bedford confirmed the clash this weekend via Twitter, writing, “Sorry homie but your 0 must go!”
The 19-9-1 Bedford has gone 2-0 since his time on TUF 14 with strike-based stoppages in each triumph.
Perez holds an overall mark of 13-4 with success in his last eight scraps. Eleven of his wins have featured some form of finish including all three of his victories under the UFC banner.
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