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Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki in the works for UFC 202

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

An important bantamweight fight is close to being added to UFC 202.

According to sources, the UFC is working on finalizing Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki for the Aug. 20 card. The fight has yet to be made official, though.

Garbrandt (9-0) is coming off a first-round knockout of Thomas Almeida in May. He's a perfect 4-0 inside the Octagon.

Mizugaki (21-9-2) most recently defeated George Roop via unanimous decision in September. Should this fight come to fruition, it will mark Mizugaki's 18th fight under the Zuffa umbrella (WEC and UFC), which would tie him with Yushin Okami for the most Zuffa fights for a Japanese-born fighter.

UFC 202 will be headlined by Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor, and it will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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