An exciting bantamweight matchup will serve as the main event of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 212 which will take place on August 13 at a location yet to be confirmed.
Ecuador’s Marlon Vera will square off against US’ Dominick Cruz in a five-rounder bout. This fight has been in the making for several years now with the former bantamweight champion claiming numerous times he’s not interested in facing Vera.
Marlon, 29, is on a three-fight winnig streak dating back since June 2021. Vera defeated Rob Font in his last outing at UFC Vegas 53.
Cruz, 36, is riding a two-fight winning streak. “The Dominator” defeated Pedro Munhoz in December 2021 via UD.