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UFC 182 Picks Up Bantamweights Marcus Brimage-Cody Garbrandt

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A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC 182 lineup, as Marcus Brimage meets Cody Garbrandt.

Set for January 3 from Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the card features Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.

Brimage (7-3) has gone 4-2 over six Octagon appearances, including a recent head-kick knockout of Jumabieke Tuerxun. He had lost two straight prior to that.

Garbrandt (5-0) will be making his debut after turning pro in 2012, scoring four first round knockouts. He is a member of Team Alpha Male, which houses current division champion T.J. Dillashaw.

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

Bantamweight: Marcus Brimage vs. Cody Garbrandt