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

Herschel Walker confirms he's interested in fighting again

  • 11 days ago
  • 6 views

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- NFL great and former Strikeforce competitor Herschel Walker spoke to MMA Fighting on Friday following Bellator 138. Walker discussed what went wrong with Cain Velasquez, having caul read news >>

Video: Francisco Rivera talks lack of bonus, possible rematch with Urijah Faber

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

After a 21-second thrashing of Alex Caceres, Francisco Rivera openly begged for a $50,000 fight-night bonus. He didn’t get it, but he hopes UFC officials will grant his other wish.Filed under: Featur read news >>

UFC Fight Night 68: Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres video highlights

  • 24 days ago
  • 27 views

NEW ORLEANS – Francisco Rivera got the UFC Fight Night 68 main card started with a bang at the expense of Alex Caceres. Check out the video highlights inside. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC New Orleans Fight Highlights: Francisco Rivera Mauls Alex Caceres

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views

Check out the UFC Fight Night 68 fight pitting Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 68 results: Emotional Francisco Rivera KOs Alex Caceres in 21 seconds

  • 24 days ago
  • 14 views

NEW ORLEANS – Francisco Rivera snapped a losing skid and reminded why he is a danger for anyone in the 135-pound division with a 21-second knockout of Alex Caceres to kick off the UFC Fight Night 68 read news >>

Bellator releases Sokoudjou and 7 other fighters from their roster

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

Bellator has confirmed that they have cut Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, as well as seven other fighters on their roster. It's pink slip time again, and eight fighters ended up on the list. In this latest read news >>

‘Bazooka' Joe Valtellini vacates GLORY World Welterweight Championship

  • 26 days ago
  • 15 views

‘Bazooka' Joe Valtellini has today confirmed to Bloody Elbow that he will be vacating the GLORY World Welterweight Championship with immediate effect. The Vancouver, Canada native is taking a hiatus read news >>

UFC confirms UFC 191 for Las Vegas, Demetrious Johnson wants spot on the card

  • 27 days ago
  • 5 views

The UFC has confirmed that the UFC 191 pay-per-view event will take place on September 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Dana White confirms Luke Rockhold will fight Chris Weidman for UFC middleweight title

  • 27 days ago
  • 9 views

In an interview with UFC Tonight, Dana White confirmed Luke Rockhold will fight Chris Weidman next for the UFC middleweight championship. UFC president Dana White answered the $64,000 question on UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs Henderson - Idiot's Guide Preview to Francisco Rivera vs Alex Caceres

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

David Castillo breaks down the three things you need to know about the bout that will wash the unpleasant prelim taste of your mouth for UFN 68 in New Orleans. A pair of very entertaining bantamweigh read news >>