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UFC 188 Adds Four, Including Gilbert Melendez-Eddie Alvarez

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A former Strikeforce champion will meet an ex-Bellator titleholder at UFC 188 this June, as Gilbert Melendez squares off with Eddie Alvarez.

Set for June 13 from Mexico City, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will headline to crown an undisputed heavyweight champion.

Melendez (22-4) has gone 1-2 since signing with the promotion, while Alvarez (25-4) lost his debut.

Other bouts announced were Augusto Montano-Cathal Pendred, Tecia Torres-Angela Hill and Yair Rodriguez-Charles Rosa.

The current lineup is below:

Unified UFC Heavyweight Championship
Cain Velasquez (c) vs. Fabricio Werdum (ic)

Lightweight: Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez

Welterweight: Augusto Montano vs. Cathal Pendred

Female Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill

Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez vs. Charles Rosa