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UFC 77: Jorge Gurgel vs. Alvin Robinson

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Lightweights Jorge Gurgel (11-2) and Alvin Robinson (8-2) are booked to clash at UFC 77: "Hostile Territory" on October 20 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gurgel revealed the match up during an open house at his gym -- Jorge Gurgel Mixed Martial Arts Academy -- over the weekend. UFCmania reader "Drew" was at the event and passed along the news.

Doug Evans -- not Robinson -- was the first choice to face Gurgel in front of his adopted hometown crowd. The Alaskan, however, couldn't take the fight because of an injury.

This will be the second fight for Robinson inside the Octagon. The Ring of Fire lightweight champion lost his debut to Kenny Florian in the first round of their UFC 73 bout last month via submission (strikes).

Gurgel is riding a two-fight win streak, with his most recent victory coming over Diego Saraiva via unanimous decision at UFC 73.

To check out the latest UFC 77 fight card, which is headlined by the rematch between 185-pound champion Anderson Silva and former titleholder Rich Franklin, click here.

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