By Jamie McAllister
Francisco Rivera, fresh off a dominant performance over Alex Soto in May, will step in to face Ken Stone at UFC on FX in June.
The news comes via Sherdog who first reported the bout.
Edwin Figueroa was the original candidate for the fight however injury took him out of the bout just two weeks before the show.
Rivera has an overall record of (8-2) and made his UFC debut at the Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale however was defeated by Reuben Duran in the third round. After two wins outside of the promotion he returned to face Alex Soto at UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier and won in impressive fashion improving his UFC record to (1-1).
Rivera now faces American Top Team fighter Ken Stone at UFC on FX 4 in Atlantic City.Tags: featured, mma, MMA NEWS, ufc, ufc news, UFC on FX