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Dennis Bermudez scheduled to fight Rony Jason at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City

UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez speaks to media

UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez speaks to media during the Ultimate Media Day on March 18, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. Credit: Getty Images/ Matt Roberts

With his first UFC losing streak over, Dennis Bermudez is ready to get back in the Octagon.

Lindenhurst’s Bermudez will face Rony Jason in a featherweight bout in August at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bermudez (15-5, 8-3 UFC) is coming off a unanimous decision win against Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 83 in February. Before the bounce-back victory, Bermudez had lost to Jeremy Stephens and Ricardo Lamas. He is No. 9 in the featherweight rankings.

Jason (14-5, 1 NC), whose real name is Rony Mariano Bezerra, has not fought since May 2015. In that bout, he defeated Damon Jackson with a triangle choke in the first round, but the result later was overturned after Jason tested positive for a banned diuretic. He was suspended for nine months and lost his $50,000 performance bonus.

The August 6 card is headlined by a featherweight bout between No. 13 Yair Rodriguez and Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres. The card also features another featherweight contest between No. 6 Cub Swanson and No. 14 Kawajiri.

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