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UFC 182 Lineup: Lightweights Castillo, Khabilov Added

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Lightweights Danny Castillo and Rustam Khabilov will meet this January at UFC 182, officials announced recently.

Set for January 3 from Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the event will be headlined by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. Also, fellow 155-pound fighters Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury will square off.

Castillo (17-7) has posted a 7-4 record inside the Octagon, but is coming off a loss to Tony Ferguson. As a member of Team Alpha Male, Castillo has gone 3-2 in his last five.

Khabilov (17-2) is also looking to rebound after a loss that stopped his march, as he was submitted by former champion Benson Henderson in June. Prior to that, he had won six in a row, including three with the promotion.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Daniel Cormier

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury

Welterweight: Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman

Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares

Lightweight: Evan Dunham vs. Rodrigo Damm

Heavyweight: Shawn Jordan vs. Jared Cannonier

Flyweight: Louis Gaudinot vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Welterweight: Mats Nilsson vs. Omari Akhmedov

Lightweight: Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov