Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez official for UFC Fight Night in Albuquerque

A bantamweight bout has been officially added to the UFC Fight Night card on June 7th in Albuquerque as Bryan Caraway will face Erik Perez.

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The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Monday afternoon.

UFC Fight Night 43 will take place from the Tingley Coliseum on June 7th and will be headlined by a lightweight bout as former lightweight champion Benson Henderson faces Rustam Khabilov.

Caraway (18-6) has won three of his four fights in the UFC and his last victory came last year at UFC 159 when he won the submission of the night with a third round victory against Johnny Bedford. He was scheduled to return earlier this year, but an injury pulled him out of the UFC 170 card in February.

Perez (14-5) was signed by the UFC in 2012 and has won four of his five fights in the organization. His last appearance in the octagon came in November as he won a decision over Edwin Figueroa at UFC 167.

The current UFC Fight Night 43: Henderson vs. Khabilov fight card is below.

Benson Henderson (20-3) vs. Rustam Khabilov (17-1)
Diego Sanchez (24-7) vs. Ross Pearson (15-6, 1NC)
Lance Benoist (6-2) vs. Bobby Voelker (24-11)
John Dodson (15-6) vs. John Moraga (14-2)
Sergio Pettis (10-1) vs. Yaotzin Meza (20-9)
Yves Edwards (42-20-1, 1NC) vs. Piotr Hallmann (14-2)
Patrick Cummins (4-1) vs. Francimar Barroso (16-4)
Bryan Caraway (18-6) vs. Erik Perez (14-5)