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Aljamain Sterling Gets New UFC On FOX 15 Opponent

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Aljamain Sterling will get the chance to knock off a Top-10 bantamweight this April when he meets Takeya Mizugaki at UFC on FOX 15.

Mizugaki is replacing Manny Gamburyan, according to a report by FOX Sports. The change was confirmed by UFC officials.

Set for April 18 from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Luke Rockhold will square off with Lyoto Machida.

Sterling (10-0) is a New York native who has won each of his two Octagon fights over Hugo Viana and Cody Gibson. He trains out of the Serra-Longo camp that includes middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Al Iaquinta.

Mizugaki (20-8-2) had his five-fight win streak snapped this past September at the hands of former champion Dominick Cruz.

Below is the current lineup:

Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Paul Felder

Female Strawweight: Paige VanZant vs. Felice Herrig

Middleweight: Eddie Gordon vs. Chris Dempsey

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Gian Villante

Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Patrick Cummins

Middleweight: Nick Catone vs. Vitor Miranda

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