Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

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.

UFC 176 features a rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes for the featherweight title.

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