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More Lightweight Action Headed To UFC 177

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Another lightweight bout has been added to the UFC 177 card, as Justin Edwards takes on Yancy Medeiros.

Set for August 30 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, the card features a main event between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight title.

Edwards (8-4) is just 1-3 in his last four, including two straight losses. He has not won since submitting Josh Neer two years ago.

Medeiros (9-2) has lost each of his past three fights, including a recent submission defeat at the hands of Jim Miller. His most recent victory came in Strikeforce in 2010.

Below is the current list of fights announced:

UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Renan Barao

Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin

Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo

Heavyweight: Anthony Hamilton vs. Ruan Potts

Lightweight: Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Lightweight: Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medeiros