Former Ultimate Fighter competitor Alex Caceres will look to bounce back from a loss as he faces WEC veteran Damacio Page at UFC on Fuel 4 in July.

UFC officials confirmed the fight on Thursday.

Since exiting TUF 12, Caceres has yet to find his true footing in the UFC going 1-3 through his first four fights so a win in July might be crucial to his long term future in the Octagon.

Caceres has looked stronger since dropping down to 135lbs, but when he returns at UFC on Fuel 4 it might be win or go home.

The same could be said for his opponent Damacio Page as he looks to rebound from three losses in a row between the WEC and UFC.

Page has dealt with a series of injuries over the last couple of years that have kept him out of consistent fights, but now that he’s healthy he’s looking to get back into the deep end of the UFC’s bantamweight division.

Caceres vs. Page will be on the undercard of the UFC on Fuel 4 show taking place on July 11 in San Jose.

Also confirmed for the July 11 card is a previously reported bout between Anthony Njokuani and Rafael Dos Anjos, who steps in after Paul Taylor dropped out due to injury.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Brock Lesnar Confirmed to Return at UFC 200

  • 24 days ago
  • 26 views

The rumors are no longer rumors, former heavyweight champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is returning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

WWE Confirms Brock Lesnar Still Under Contract, Despite UFC 200 “One-Off Opportunity”

  • 24 days ago
  • 15 views

WWE on Saturday night confirmed that Brock Lesnar remains under contract, despite a "one-off" return to the Octagon at UFC 200. read news >>

Dana White Comments on Lifetime Ban of Ariel Helwani for Brock Lesnar Report

  • 23 days ago
  • 1986 views

UFC President Dana White confirmed that longtime MMA journalist Ariel Helwani has been banned from receiving press credentials after breaking the news on two huge fights without contacting the promot read news >>

Kevin “Kimbo Slice’ Ferguson Dead at 42

  • 22 days ago
  • 799 views

Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson has passed away in a Florida hospital. Bellator MMA president Scott Coker confirmed the news on Monday evening. He was 42. read news >>

Kimbo Slice, MMA Fighter, Dies at Age 42

  • 22 days ago
  • 17 views

MMA fighter Kimbo Slice—birth name Kevin Ferguson—died on Monday at the age of 42. TMZ Sports confirmed he died but said “details surrounding [Slice’s] death are unclear.” Jonathan Snowden of Bleache read news >>

Fighters React to the Death of ‘Kimbo Slice’

  • 22 days ago
  • 86 views

The news of Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson's death was a shock to many when it was confirmed on Monday that the popular mixed martial artist had passed away in a South Florida hospital. read news >>

Knockout Radio LIVE: Alex Caceres, Mike Brown, Elias Theodorou and Seth Petruzelli

  • 21 days ago
  • 8 views

Tune in Wednesday, June 8, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE! Randy Harris and the crew talk with Alex Caceres, Mike Brown, Elias Theodorou and Seth Petruzelli. read news >>

Bellator 156 Gets New Co-Main Event, Fight Card Finalized

  • 18 days ago
  • 10 views

An injury to Bellator 158 competitor Josh Koscheck has paved the way for a new co-main event at Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2, pitting Chidi Njokuani against Thiago Jambo. read news >>

Rodriguez vs. Caceres Headlines Utah Event

  • 14 days ago
  • 3 views

Dynamic featherweight stars Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres will look to build on their recent success on August 6 when they meet in the five-round main event of UFC Fight Night in Salt Lake City, Ut read news >>