Robbie Peralta will welcome Thiago Tavares to the featherweight division this August, as the two collide at UFC Fight Night 47.
Set for Bangor, Maine on August 16, the event will be headlined by light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux.
Peralta (18-4) has posted two consecutive victories over Rony Jason and Estevan Paynan after a 2013 loss to Akira Corassani. He is 4-1 with one no-contest in six Octagon appearances.
Tavares (18-5-1) has won three of his last four and five of his last eight overall, including a submission victory over Justin Salas last year.
Below is the current fight card:
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St. Preux
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares
Heavyweight: Jack May vs. Shawn Jordan
Middleweight: Sam Alvey vs. Tom Watson
Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Robbie Peralta
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