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UFC 203 Picks Up Urijah Faber-Jimmie Rivera

Urijah Faber

Former UFC title contender Urijah Faber will not retire, instead returning this September at UFC 203 vs. Jimmie Rivera.

Set for September 10 from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, the event features Stipe Miocic defending his heavyweight title vs. Alistair Overeem.

Faber (33-9) was bested by Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight belt last month, falling to 9-5 in his UFC career. Rivera (19-1) has won all three of his bouts inside the Octagon.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Alistair Overeem

Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell

Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye

Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera

Lightweight: Nik Lentz vs. Mairbek Taisumov

Welterweight: CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

Lightweight: Damir Hadzovic vs. Yusuke Kazuya

Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Drew Dober

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