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UFC on FX 8 Gets Francisco Rivera vs. Hugo Viana

Francisco RiveraUFC on FX 8, which takes place May 18 in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil, has seen the addition of a bantamweight bout that will pit Francisco Rivera against Hugo Viana.

Rivera (9-2) is undefeated in his last five fights. “Cisco” most recently notched a TKO victory over Edwin Figueroa at UFC 156. The Californian has taken victories over Alex Soto and Roland Delorme inside the octagon, but saw his knockout victory over the latter overturned behind testing positive for over-the-counter stimulants.

Viana (7-0) in unbeaten in his professional career. The TUF: Brazil semifinalist has taken victories over John Teixeira da Conceicao and Reuben Duran inside the octagon.

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