Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to get back on track and improve his UFC record to 2-3.
Derek Brunson on the other hand is also coming off a loss, his comes from Yoel Romero in January. Prior to that Brunson was on a two fight win streak, picking up wins over Brian Houston and Chris Leben.
The Los Angeles Daily News broke the announcement yesterday.
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