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Akira Corassani-Robbie Peralta Added To UFC 156

Another bout has been added to February’s UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar card, as Akira Corassani will face Robbie Peralta. confirmed news of the fight on Friday.

The card takes place February 2 from Las Vegas. The main event boasts UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. Placement of the Corassani-Peralta fight will likely be on the prelims.

Corassani (10-3) won his UFC debut last year, defeating Andy Ogle. The former Ultimate Fighter competitor is 5-1-1 in his last seven fights overall.

Peralta (16-3) made a splash in his debut this past September, knocking out Jason Young. He is unbeaten in his last 10 fights, going 9-0 with one no-contest.