Eddie Wineland Faces Alejandro Perez At UFC Fight Night Boise

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A bantamweight division attraction has been added to the UFC Fight night Boise card as #15 Eddie Wineland is going to be in action against Alejandro Perez.

Wineland (23-12-1) has won two of his last three under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over the duo of Frankie Saenz and Takeya Mizugaki. Wineland hasn’t competed in just over a year, with his last fight being a loss to John Dodson at UFC Fight Night 108. Wineland has also previously challenged for the UFC Bantamweight Title, losing to then champion Renan Barao at UFC 165.

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Perez (20-6-1) enters the contest riding a three fight winning streak and the competitor hasn’t suffered a loss in almost three years. Perez won the UFC Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 1, defeating Jose Alberto Quinonez by unanimous decision in the finals of the reality show. Perez has suffered just a single defeat in UFC competition and that came against Patrick Williams at UFC 188.

UFC Fight Night Boise takes place on Saturday, July 14 from the Century Link Arena in Boise, Idaho with Junior Dos Santos and Blagoy Ivanov headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.

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