A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night card on August 8 in Nashville as Roman Salazar will meet Marlon Vera on the preliminary card.UFC-Fight-Night-Logo

UFC officials announced the fight booking today.

UFC Fight Night 73 will come from the Bridgestone Arena and will be headlined by Ovince St. Preux meeting Glover Teixeira in a battle of top ten UFC light heavyweights.

Salazar (9-3, 1NC) is winless in his two appearances in the UFC octagon and is coming off a no-contest in February against Kid Yamamoto. Prior to signing with UFC, he had won four straight and two of those wins came by guillotine choke. Vera (6-2-1) was a contestant on TUF: Latin America and lost his UFC debut against Marco Beltran. He is 1-2-1 in his last four fights and five of his wins have come by stoppage.

The current UFC Fight Night 73: St. Preux vs. Teixeira fight card is below.

Ovince St. Preux (16-8) vs. Glover Teixeria (22-4)
Matt Van Buren (6-4) vs. Jonathan Wilson (6-0)
Roman Salazar (9-3, 1NC) vs. Marlon Vera (6-2-1)

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