A day after reports had Chris Camozzi facing Trevor Smith, the original plan of Camozzi vs. Bruno Santos has been re-confirmed by officials for UFC 175.
The middleweight contest will be part of the July 5 card from Las Vegas that features two world title fights. Chris Weidman defends his 185-pound belt against Lyoto Machida, while Ronda Rousey puts her female bantamweight gold on the line vs. Alexis Davis.
Camozzi-Santos is expected to be part of the prelims.
Camozzi (19-7) has gone 6-4 inside the Octagon, as the alum of The Ultimate Fighter is facing the possibility of a third consecutive loss if he can’t solve Santos. The Brazilian dropped his UFC debut, falling to 13-1 overall.
Below is the current list of fights:
UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Lyoto Machida
UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Alexis Davis
Light Heavyweight: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva
Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres
Heavyweight: Stefan Struve vs. Matt Mitrione
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Thiago Santos
Middleweight: Chris Camozzi vs. Bruno Santos
Welterweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
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