A deal is in place that will see Urijah Faber return to the Octagon at UFC 181 on December 6 against Francisco Rivera.
UFC officials announced the match yesterday and both fighters have agreed to the match.
Faber has won five of his last six bouts, including a submission win over Alex Caceres at UFC 175 this past July.
Rivera is 3-1 (with one no-contest) in his past five fights. He lost via unanimous decision to Takeya Mazugaki at UFC 173 on May 24, 2014.
Tags: Francisco Rivera, Mixed Martial Arts, Urijah Faber