Alex Garcia vs. Matt Dwyer confirmed for UFC 176

The latest fight booking to the UFC 176 card on August 2nd in Los Angeles is a welterweight bout as Alex Garcia will meet UFC newcomer Matt Dwyer.UFC 176 Poster

Garcia announced the fight on Twitter today and a UFC official confirmed the fight booking with

UFC 176 will come from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California and will be headlined by a title rematch as Jose Aldo defends the featherweight title against Chad Mendes.

Garcia (12-1) was signed by the UFC last year and has won both of his fights in the promotion. His most recent win came in March as he defeated Sean Spencer by split decision at UFC 171.

Dwyer (7-1) is currently on a five fight winning streak and he is coming off a TKO win against former UFC fighter DaMarques Johnson last month. All seven of his victories have come by TKO/KO and five of those wins have come in the first round.

The current UFC 176: Aldo vs. Mendes II card is below.

Jose Aldo (24-1) vs. Chad Mendes (16-1)
Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2) vs. Jacare Souza (20-3, 1NC)
Abel Trujillo (12-5, 1NC) vs. Bobby Green (22-5)
Lorenz Larkin (14-3, 1NC) vs. Derek Brunson (11-3)
Gray Maynard (11-3-1, 1NC) vs. Fabricio Camoes (14-8)
Bethe Correia (8-0) vs. Shanya Baszler (15-8)
Zach Makovsky (18-4) vs. Jussier Formiga (16-3)
Walmir Lazaro (12-2) vs. James Vick (5-0)
Tony Ferguson (15-3) vs. Danny Castillo (17-6)
Beneil Dariush (7-1) vs. Tony Martin (8-1)
Alex Garcia (12-1) vs. Matt Dwyer (7-1)