Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera Set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on Sept. 10

By Tristen Critchfield Jul 12, 2016


Urijah Faber will lock horns with Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203 on Sept. 10.

The bantamweight pairing was announced on Fox Sports 2 Tuesday. UFC 203 takes place at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and is headlined by a heavyweight title bout pitting Stipe Miocic against Alistair Overeem.

Faber is coming off a five-round decision loss to Dominick Cruz in a 135-pound title bout at UFC 199. “The California Kid” is 9-5 during his promotional tenure, including wins over the likes of Michael McDonald, Frankie Saenz, Alex Caceres, Iuri Alcantara and Eddie Wineland.

Rivera, meanwhile, has been victorious in 19 of his 20 professional fights. The Team Tiger Schulmann representative has kicked off his UFC career with triumphs over Alcantara, Pedro Munhoz and Marcus Brimage.

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