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UFC 189 Receives First Non-Title Fight

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Jeremy Stephens and Dennis Bermudez will compete on the under-card of UFC 189, officials announced Monday.

Set for July 11, the event takes place as part of International Fight Week in Las Vegas. Jose Aldo, the reigning featherweight champion, defends his title against Conor McGregor in the main event.

Bermudez (14-3) recently had his seven-fight win streak snapped by Ricardo Lamas. The 28-year-old had bested the likes of Max Holloway and Clay Guida since his time on The Ultimate Fighter.

Stephens (23-11) has lost two in a row after dropping down from lightweight, falling to Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor

UFC Welterweight Championship
Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Rory MacDonald

Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens