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Thomson-Ferguson meet July 15

A lightweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson and Tony Ferguson has been booked to a UFC Fight Night on July 15 in San Diego, officials announced Monday.

The rare Wednesday event is scheduled to take place at Valley View Casino Center. No other bouts have been announced on the card at this time.

Thomson (20-7) will seek his first win in more than two years. The 36-year-old suffered back-to-back narrow split-decision losses in 2014, to Benson Henderson and Bobby Green.

He was scheduled to fight Gilbert Burns earlier this month in Rio de Janeiro but was forced off the card due to injury.

Ferguson (18-3) will look to extend a five-fight win streak. Winner of The Ultimate Fighter 13, Ferguson is 8-1 in UFC, with five finishes. He is coming off arguably the biggest win of his career in a first-round submission against Gleison Tibau at UFC 184 in February.