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UFC Fight Night 73: Uriah Hall vs. Joe Riggs booked for Aug. 8 in Nashville

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Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has booked an interesting middleweight showdown for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 73 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, recently announced for Aug. 8, 2015 inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

Uriah Hall vs. Joe Riggs.

Hall (10-5) appeared to have finally lived up to his massive potential, first put on display as a finalist in The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15. After a shaky start, "Prime Time" was able to string together three straight wins -- with two finishes -- but was recently upended by Rafael Natal back in May.

Back to the drawing board.

Riggs (40-16, 1 NC), meanwhile, could be facing another UFC pink slip. "Diesel" was able to get re-signed back in late 2014, but has put up a pair of goose eggs in two trips to the Octagon. Considering how many miles are on those tires, one more loss and it could be off to the scrapyard.

Early predictions?

UFC Fight Night 73 will be headlined by the light heavyweight battle pitting Ovince St. Preux against former 205-pound No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira. In addition, top female bantamweight Sara McMann will try to quell the uprising of Brazilian bomber Amanda Nunes.

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