Urijah Faber set to meet Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203 in Cleveland


Urijah Faber will meet Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203. It was announced Tuesday during the UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker weigh-in show.

UFC 203 will be held on September 10, 2016, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

This will be the first UFC event in Cleveland.

Faber (33-9 MMA) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz at UFC 199. “The California Kid” has won three of his last five fights.

Rivera (19-1) has not lost since 2008 under the Ring of Combat banner. Rivera, 27, has beaten Iuri Alcantara, Pedro Munhoz and Marcus Brimage in the UFC.

With this announcement, UFC 203 now looks like this:

Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem
Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell
Nik Lentz vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Damir Hadzovic vs. Yusuke Kazuya
CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall
Erik Koch vs. Drew Dober
Francimar Barroso vs. CB Dollaway
Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia
Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera

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