(UFC.com) This is a classic New Jersey vs. New York match up and in the perfect setting. A rematch between UFC lightweights Chris Wade and Frankie Perez is set for UFC on FOX 25. The card will take place at Nassau Coliseum on July 22. Newsday.com was first to report the match up. Long Island’s Wade faced New Jersey’s Perez for the first time at Ring of Combat 48 nearly three years ago. Wade defended his lightweight title against Perez, earning a split decision victory and handing Perez his first professional loss. Check out a clip from the 2014 bout below. Wade (11-3 MMA) is on a two-fight losing streaking with the promotion. His most recent loss to Islam Makhachev in September via decision. Wade trains out of Long Island MMA in Farmingdale, NY. Perez (10-3) is coming off a loss of his own to Marc Diakiese at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany last December via decision. Perez had retired in 2015 from professional mixed martial arts but then announced on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour in August that he was looking to make his return to the UFC. Both fighters have been campaigning hard via social media since their last bouts to get back in the octagon as soon as possible. Perez announced the match up via Instagram late Tuesday night. httpss://www.instagram.com/p/BTnNj_1Di0U/?taken-by=teamfrankieperez&hl=en Will Wade give Perez another loss on his record or can Perez even the score? httpss://youtu.be/Pl3P-hynTGM?t=2m55s Post Views: 2,218 The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Kristine Haugsjaa Kristine is a Managing Editor for DoubleGSports.com as well as UFC/MMA Lead Writer. She also hosts a column known as Fighting Words. Latest posts by Kristine Haugsjaa (see all) NJ’s Chookagian makes flyweight debut at UFC Charlotte - November 7, 2017 Fighting Words: Bellator is Giving Hardy the Credit She Deserves - October 20, 2017 Frankie Edgar to face Champion Max Holloway at UFC 218 - October 3, 2017 Boxing’s Amanda Serrano heading to MMA - September 21, 2017 Related Topicschris wadefrankie perezNassau ColiseumNYCB livering of combatufcufc long islandufc on fox 25 Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. More in Feature You Know I’m Right, Episode 113: New York Post Columnist Phil Mushnick (Audio/Video) On the 113th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video) On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 111: New York Giants’ Insider John Schmeelk (Audio/Video) On the 111th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 109: The Athletic’s Marc Carig (Audio/Video) On the 109th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Ego is the Enemy of Thor Could Bisping vs. GSP headline MSG next?