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UFC 181 Fight Card Set, Faber To Main Event Prelims Again

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Urijah Faber will be the main event of the UFC 181 prelims on FOX Sports 1 for a second consecutive show, as he takes on Francisco Rivera on December 6.

The card features two titles on the line on pay-per-view, as Robbie Lawler challenges Johny Hendricks for the welterweight belt, while Anthony Pettis defends his lightweight gold vs. Gilbert Melendez.

Other main card bouts include Travis Browne vs. Brendan Schaub, the Octagon debut of Holly Holm against Raquel Pennington and Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo.

Joining Faber-Rivera on the FOX Sports 1 prelims will be Eddie Gordon-Josh Samman, Corey Anderson-Gian Villante and Todd Duffee-Anthony Hamilton. Two fights – Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar and Alex White vs. Clay Collard – kickoff the evening on UFC Fight Pass.

As always, FightLine will have complete coverage of all the action, including live play-by-play, results and post-fight news.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Welterweight Championship
Johny Hendricks (c) vs. Robbie Lawler

UFC Lightweight Championship
Anthony Pettis (c) vs. Gilbert Melendez

Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Brendan Schaub

Female Bantamweight: Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo


Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera

Middleweight: Eddie Gordon vs. Josh Samman

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Gian Villante

Heavyweight: Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton


Bantamweight: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar

Featherweight: Alex White vs. Clay Collard