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Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber to meet in the co-main event of UFC 199

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It was announced at the UFC “Unstoppable” press conference on Friday that current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz would be defending his title against former UFC bantamweight champ Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199.

Dominick Cruz (21-1) is currently on a 12-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he beat Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50 then a split decision, Scott Jorgensen at WEC 53. He made his UFC debut against Urijah Faber at UFC 132 which he won by unanimous decision. He would go on to beat Demetrious Johnson at UFC Live 6 by unanimous decision and Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 by first-round KO. He beat T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 81 by split decision.

Urijah Faber (32-8) 7 KOs, 19 Subs, 5 decision wins in his career and is 4-2 in his last six bouts. He is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he beat Iuri Alcantara in August of 2013 by unanimous decision and the submitted Michael McDonald in December of 2013 by second-round guillotine choke. He lost against Renan Baro at UFC 169 by first round TKO. He has since rebounded since, he beat Alex Caceres at UFC 175 by third round rear-naked choke and then beat Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 by second round bulldog choke. He’s coming off a decision loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 66.

The event takes place on June 4th at The Forum in Inglewood, Cali.



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