The UFC announced Wednesday that lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (24-7-0) will defend his lightweight title against #1-ranked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (28-6-0, 1NC) December 19th at UFC on FOX 17 in Orlando, Florida.
Dos Anjos defeated Cerrone by unanimous decision in their last encounter in 2013.
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Both fighters are streaking.
Dos Anjos caught fire since a surprising TKO win over former champ Benson Henderson
Cerrone is on a eight-fight win streak filled with post-fight bonuses.
More fights are expected to be announced.