A bantamweight bout between top ten UFC 135 pound fighters has been added to UFC Fight Night 88 on Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas as Aljamain Sterling will meet Bryan Caraway.
The fight booking was confirmed by the UFC on Thursday following a report by Newsday.
UFC Fight Night 88 will come from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 29 and will be headlined by a bantamweight bout as Thomas Almeida meets Cody Garbrandt.
Sterling (12-0) recently signed a new contract with the UFC and he is coming off a submission victory against Johnny Eduardo at UFC Fight Night 80. His last two wins have come by submission and eight of his twelve wins have come by stoppage. Caraway (20-7) has won three of his last four fights and is coming off a win against Eddie Wineland at UFC on FOX 16. He is 5-2 in the UFC and four of those wins have come by submission.
The current UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt fight card is below.
Thomas Almeida (20-0) vs. Cody Garbrandt (8-0)
Renan Barao (33-3, 1NC) vs. Jeremy Stephens (24-12)
Aljamain Sterling (12-0) vs. Bryan Caraway (20-7)
Tarec Saffiedine (16-4) vs. Rick Story (18-8)
Chris Camozzi (23-10) vs. Vitor Miranda (12-4)
Jorge Masvidal (29-10) vs. Lorenz Larkin (16-5)
Josh Burkman (28-12, 1NC) vs. Paul Felder (11-2)
Jessica Eye (11-4, 1NC) vs. Sara McMann (8-3)
Abel Trujillo (13-7) vs. Diego Ferreira (12-2)
Erik Koch (14-4) vs. Joe Proctor (11-4)
Jake Collier (9-3) vs. Alberto Uda (9-0)
Chris de la Rocha (4-1) vs. Adam Milstead (7-1)