The UFC confirmed yesterday that No. 4 featherweight Cub Swanson (25-7-0) will take on unbeaten No. 6 Brian Ortega (12-0-0, 1NC) at Fresno’s UFC Fight Night 123 in December.
Swanson , 33, decisioned Artem Lobov in April at UFC Fight Night 108, part of a four-fight win streak.
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Ortega came back for another late third-round submission win over Renato Carneiro at UFC 214 in July.
UFC Fight Night 123 is scheduled for Dec. 9 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. The current card includes:
Chris Gruetzemacher (13-2-0) vs. Davi Ramos (6-2-0)
Liz Carmouche (11-5-0) vs. Alexis Davis (18-7-0)
Scott Holtzman (10-2-0) vs. Darrell Horcher (13-2-0)
Eryk Anders (9-0-0) vs. John Phillips (21-6-0)
Antonio Braga Neto (9-2-0) vs. Trevin Giles (10-0-0)
Alex Perez (18-4-0) vs. Varls John de Tomas (6-1-0)