The UFC’s featherweight division gets another new contender this August.
Thiago Tavares (18-5-1 MMA, 7-6-1 UFC) will drop from lightweight to 145 pounds and will meet Robbie Peralta (18-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 47. UFC officials recently announced the new fight booking.
UFC Fight Night 47 takes place Aug. 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. The bulk of the card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following a few prelims on UFC Fight Pass. Tickets for the event currently are on sale.