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Aljamain Sterling Gets His Wish, Will Face Bryan Caraway At UFN 88

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Aljamain Sterling has been chasing Bryan Caraway on social media for several months.

This May, he’ll finally get his shot at proving himself vs. Caraway, as the two bantamweights have been added to the UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas.

Sterling (12-0) recently signed a new contract with the UFC after winning his first four bouts in the promotion. That includes stoppages vs. Johnny Eduardo and Takeya Mizugaki.

Caraway (20-7) has picked up wins in three of his last four and is 6-2 overall in his last eight fights. Both defeats were decision setbacks to top contender Raphael Assuncao and Mizugaki.

Newsday first reported the fight announcement.

Below is the current lineup:

Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt

Featherweight: Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Bryan Caraway

Welterweight: Tarec Saffiedine vs. Rick Story

Welterweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Lorenz Larkin

Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. Paul Felder

Middleweight: Chris Camozzi vs. Vitor Miranda

Lightweight: Abel Trujillo vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Heavyweight: Chris De La Rocha vs. Adam Milstead

Middleweight: Jake Collier vs. Alberto Uda

Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Joe Proctor

Female Bantamweight: Jessica Eye vs. Sara McMann