Urijah Faber Dropping to 135, Faces Takeya Mizugaki in August

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MMA Weekly with the scoop:

The former WEC featherweight champion will make the move down to 135lbs for his next fight on August 18 as he faces Japanese fighter Takeya Mizugaki in the WEC.

The bout was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by sources close to the fight stating bout agreements have been issued at this point for the bantamweight showdown.

The August event (likely WEC 50) has not yet been confirmed by the WEC, but is expected to take place in Las Vegas.  Stay tuned to Bloody Elbow for more details when they become available.

Urijah Faber (23-4)
Loss Jose Aldo - Decision (Unanimous) WEC 48 4/24/10
Win Raphael Assuncao - Submission (RNC) WEC 46 1/10/10
Loss Mike Brown - Decision (Unanimous) WEC 41 6/7/09
Takeya Mizugaki (13-4-2)
Win Rani Yahya - Decision (Unanimous) WEC 48 4/24/10
Loss Scott Jorgensen - Decision (Unanimous) WEC 45 12/19/09
Win Jeff Curran - Decision (Split) WEC 42 8/9/09
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