Donald Cowboy CerroneThere’s a main event headed to Atlantic City.

Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller are scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in New Jersey, a company official confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Thursday evening.

The Cerrone-Miller lightweight affair will headline the Atlantic City card, which takes place on July 16 at the Revel Casino-Hotel, the official said.

Cerrone (23-6, 1 NC) is a winner of three straight fights in the Octagon, most recently dispatching Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 11 last month. All three of Cerrone’s wins during his recent run have come has finishes.

Miller (24-4, 1 NC) is on a win streak of his own, picking up two straight after a no-contest with Pat Healy. In his last fight, Miller put Yancy Medeiros to sleep with a guillotine choke at UFC 172.

The Cerrone-Miller headliner will be a five-round fight, and is expected to broadcast on FOX Sports 1.

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