UFC on Fox Primer: Cole Escovedo vs. Alex Caceres

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It's a loser-leaves-town situation in the third fight of the night. Both guys have lost their first two bouts in the UFC, and they'll be fighting for their jobs when they face off in the octagon. Cole Escovedo (17-8, 0-2 UFC) meets TUF 12's Alex Caceres (5-4, 0-2 UFC) in a bantamweight bout at UFC on Fox 1.

Neither fighter is currently ranked on the USA Today/BE Consensus Rankings, and with zero wins between them in the UFC, you're not going to see either of them gracing the esteemed list anytime soon. This bantamweight UFC on Fox fight will be on the preliminary card, which will be streamed live on Facebook. The Facebook stream begins at approximately 4:45 p.m. ET/1:45 p.m. PT.

How do these two stack up?

Escovedo: 30 years old | 5'7" | 69" reach
Caceres: 23 years old | 5'10" | 68' reach

What have these two done recently?

Escovedo: L - Takeya Mizugaki (TKO)  | L - Renan Barao (UD) | W - Steven Silver (SUB)
Caceres: L - Jim Hettes (SUB) | L - Mackens Semerzier (SUB) | W - Jahmal McLennan (TKO) 

How did these two get here?

Cole "Apache Kid" Escovedo became the first WEC featherweight champion way back in 2002, and eventually lost it to Urijah Faber in 2006 (After defending it once in fours years). He fought once in the IFL after he dropped the title, where he got knocked out by legend Jens Pulver. After another loss and 2 1/2 years out of the fight game, he returned in 2009 at bantamweight and won the Palace Fighting Championships bantamweight title, handing highly-touted prospect Michael McDonald his only defeat to date. He has gone 6-3 at BW so far, with losses in a return match with McDonald and his two UFC bouts where he was decisioned by top contender Renan Barao and TKO'd by Takeya Mizugaki.

Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres is the man that never stops smiling. He entered the public consciousness as a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 12, winning a couple of bouts by submission before he was decisioned by Michael Johnson. He dropped his first two bout in the UFC by submission to Mackens Semerzier and Jim Hettes. Both bouts were contested at featherweight, and Cacares will drop to bantamweight for this bout with Escovedo.

Why should you care?

If you like watching Alex Cacares getting submitted, this is the fight for you to watch!

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