The UFC have confirmed that Featherweights Yair Rodriguez vs Alex Caceres will headline UFC Fight Night Utah in Salt Lake City, August 6th.
Yair Rodriguez has an MMA record of 7-1 and is currently on a four fight win streak in the UFC since winning the Ultimate Fighter Latin America. He won the Featherweight tournament by defeating Leonardo Morales at UFC 180 in November 2014 by decision. In his most recent bout, Rodriguez defeated Andre Fili by a flying head kick KO at UFC 197 earning himself a performance of the night bonus.
Alex Caceres has an MMA record of 12-8-1 and is currently on a two fight win streak after suffering 3 straight losses in 2014/2015 and making the decision to return to featherweight. In his most recent bout, Caceres won by decision over Cole Miller at UFC 199 this past June.
Other bouts confirmed for this card are Cub Swanson vs Tatsuya Kawajiri and Chris Camozzi vs Thales Leites. This will take place at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
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