By Jamie McAllister
UFC officials today announced that Pague has agreed to replace an injured Francisco Rivera and now faces Ken Stone at next week’s UFC on FX 4 event in New Jersey.
Pague recently defeated Jared Papazian at UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall on June 8 and now is set to compete for the second time this month on June 22nd at UFC on FX 4.
UFC on FX 4 takes place on June 22nd at Revel Atlantic City in New Jersey. Lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and Clay Guida meet in a five-round non-title fight in the main event.
Pague vs. Stone will be available via Facebook.
Stone has not competed since September 17, 2011 where he defeated Donny Walker at UFC Fight Night: Shields vs. Ellenberger. He is currently (1-1) in the UFC and has also previously competed in the WEC being defeated by Eddie Wineland.
Pague will return to the cage after just two weeks following his victory over Papazian. Pague is also (1-1) in the UFC having lost his initial UFC bout against John Albert at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale.