Kevin Casey vs. Ildemar Alcantara set for UFC Fight Night 71 in San Diego

The latest fight booking to the UFC Fight Night 71 event in San Diego on July 15 is a light heavyweight bout as Kevin Casey returns from suspension and meets Ildemar Alcantara.UFC Fight Night 71

UFC officials announced the fight earlier today.

UFC Fight Night 71 will come from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California on July 15 and will be headlined by a heavyweight bout as former UFC champion Frank Mir meets Todd Duffee.

Casey (8-3, 1NC) is unbeaten in his last four fights and his last fight at UFC 175 was changed to a no-contest when he failed his post fight drug test. On that night, he defeated Bubba Bush by TKO and tested positive for drostanolone after the fight. Alcantara (21-7) has won four of his six fights in the UFC. He is coming off a decision win against Richardson Moreira at UFC 183 and three of his four UFC wins are by decision.

The current UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee fight card is below.

Frank Mir (17-9) vs. Todd Duffee (9-2)
Josh Thomson (20-7, 1NC) vs. Tony Ferguson (18-3)
Bobby Green (23-6) vs. Al Iaquinta (12-3-1)
Alan Jouban (11-3) vs. Matt Dwyer (8-2)
Jessica Andrade (12-4) vs. Sarah Moras (4-1)
Sam Sicilia (14-5) vs. Doo Ho Choi (12-1)
Scott Jorgensen (15-10) vs. Manny Gamburyan (14-8, 1NC)
Kevin Lee (10-1) vs. James Moontasri (8-2)
Igor Araujo (25-7, 1NC) vs. Sean Strickland (15-1)
Andrew Craig (9-3) vs. Edgar Garcia (14-4)
Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau (6-1)
Kevin Casey (8-3, 1NC) vs. Ildemar Alcantara (21-7)