Erik Perez vs. Damian Stasiak set for UFC Fight Night 78 in Mexico

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Josh Hedges|Zuffa LLC|Zuffa LLC

Bantamweights Erik Perez and Damian Stasiak are set to meet at UFC Fight Night 78 which takes place in Monterrey, Mexico and is headlined by a crucial welterweight tilt between Matt Brown #5 and Kelvin Gastelum #14. UFC officials confirmed the fight earlier today. Perez (14-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) opened up his UFC campaign with a three fight win streak, with stoppages over John Albert, Ken Stone and Byron Bloodworth, but has gone 1-2 in his last three, with a decision loss to Takeya Mizugaki, a decision win over Edwin Figueroa and a submission loss to Bryan Caraway. The Mexican will look to get back on track when he fights in his home of Monterrey, Mexico for the first time. His opponent, Damian Stasiak (8-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) started his UFC campaign with a decision loss to Yaotzin Meza at UFC Fight Night 64. The Pole will be looking to pick up his first UFC win against a very experienced competitor in Erik Perez. UFC Fight Night 78 takes place place on 21 Nov. at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. The event is headlined by a welterweight scrap between Kelvin Gastelum and Matt Brown. The lightweight and welterweight finals of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 are also expected to take place at the event.

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