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Diego Rivas vs. Noad Lahat added to UFC 196

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A featherweight bout between Diego Rivas and Noad Lahat is scheduled to take place at UFC 196. The UFC announced the news on Tuesday.

Rivas, who competed in The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): Latin America, is coming off a successful UFC debut after outpointing fellow TUF: Latin-America alumni Rodolfo Rubio back at UFC Fight Night 56 on Nov. 8, 2014. The Chilean is still undefeated in his MMA career with 6 straight wins.

Unlike Rivas, Lahat lost in his UFC debut and suffered his first professional MMA loss to Godofredo Pepey. However, the Israeli fighter has bounced back with decision wins over Steven Siler at UFC on FOX 12, and Niklas Backstrom at UFC Fight Night 69.

UFC 196 takes place in Las Vegas, Nev. on Feb. 6. Fabricio Werdum is scheduled to defend his heavyweight title in a rematch against Cain Velasquez.