Unbeaten 135-pounders Johnny Bedford and Erik Perez meet at UFC 159

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3/6/13 4:57:47PM
Two fighters unbeaten in the UFC's bantamweight division will meet in April when Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) takes on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at UFC 159.

Bedford today announced the fight via Twitter.

UFC 159 takes place April 27 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The main card, including a main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.

It's not clear where Bedford vs. Perez will be placed on the lineup.

The latest UFC 159 card includes:

Champ Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen - for light-heavyweight title
Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping
Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller
Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson
Sheila Gaff vs. Sara McMann
Johnny Bedford vs. Erik Perez
Nick Catone vs. James Head
Jimy Hettes vs. Steven Siler
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Proctor
Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros

3/6/13 5:31:09PM
Ill be rooting for Perez in this one
3/6/13 5:44:49PM
Pulling for Bedford on this side
3/6/13 5:53:53PM
That's a tough fight to call.
Two prospects who have looked pretty much flawless in their UFC fights
3/6/13 10:55:52PM
I got baby Fitch
3/7/13 9:42:12AM

Posted by FastKnockout

Pulling for Bedford on this side

Pretty sexy looking card, that.