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Antonio Braga Neto drops to welterweight, meets Zak Cummings at UFC on FOX 16

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC on FOX 16 card is filling up fast.

Following the announcement of Joe Lauzon vs. Takanori Gomi, Erik Koch vs. Ramsey Nijem and Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov, the promotion made official a welterweight clash between Zak Cummings and Antonio Braga Neto for the upcoming card in Chicago on July 25.

Braga Neto (9-2, 1 no-contest) will cut down to 170 pounds after suffering his first loss in the UFC against Clint Hester. Prior to the split decision loss, Neto tapped Anthony Smith in the first round. The jiu-jitsu world champion holds pre-UFC wins over the likes of Cezar Ferreira, Maiquel Falcao and Brock Larson.

Cummings (17-4) also looks to get back on track following his first UFC loss. Cummings signed with the promotion in 2013 and scored back-to-back wins over Benny Alloway and Yan Cabral, but tapped to Gunnar Nelson in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 46, his first loss since dropping to the welterweight division.

Set for the United Center in Chicago, UFC on FOX 16 will be headlined by T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao for the bantamweight title. In the co-main event, former champion Anthony Pettis meets Myles Jury.

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