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Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa Added to UFC 143

Alex Bruce Leroy CaceresAfter picking up his first UFC win this past Saturday at UFC on Fox, Alex Caceres, better known as Bruce Leroy on The Ultimate Fighter 12, is set to take on Edwin Figueroa in a bantamweight bout at UFC 143 on Feb. 4 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Thursday.

Caceres (6-4) topped Cole Escovedo in his 135-pound debut at UFC on Fox following losses at featherweight to Mackens Semerzier and Jim Hettes, while Figueroa (8-1) dropped his Octagon debut to Michael McDonald in the “Fight of the Night” but rebounded with a TKO of Jason Reinhardt in August.

The Super Bowl weekend UFC 143 event is headlined by welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz and also features Carlos Condit vs. Josh Koscheck and Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier.

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