Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 13 winner Tony Ferguson looks to continue his undefeated run through the UFC lightweight division when he makes a trip to the "Garden State" in just over two months to battle the venerable Thiago Tavares at the UFC on Fox 3 event booked for May 5, 2012, live from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ.
Ferguson (13-2) graduated at the top of his TUF class by beating the brakes off fellow finalist Ramsey Nijem. That set up a jaw-breaking win over Aaron Riley followed by a unanimous decision victory over the always-dangerous Yves Edwards.
Can "El Cucuy" scare up another "W" in Dirty Jersey?
Standing in his way will be Tavares (17-4), who rebounded from a nasty knockout loss to Shane Roller at UFC on Versus 3 last March to win two straight.
Will he be able to hand Ferguson his first loss inside the Octagon?
UFC on FOX 3 will be headlined by a lightweight fight featuring Jim Miller vs. Nate Diaz. The victor is widely-expected to move on to face the winner of Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson II, who compete later this year in a UFC 144 rematch.
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