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Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne Added to UFC 168

A heavyweight clash of contenders will take place when Josh Barnett faces Travis Browne. Browne recently won the biggest fight of his career as he survived an early barrage to drop former Strikeforce and K-1 champion, Alistair Overeem. Barnett made a successful return to the UFC at UFC 164 when he dispatched of former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir inside the first round.

UFC 168 will be the promotion’s year-end card on Dec. 28, and is headlined between a middleweight title match between challenger Anderson Silva and the champion Chris Weidman. The evening’s co-main event is scheduled to be another rematch when Ronda Rousey defends her UFC women’s bantamweight title against fellow TUF coach, Miesha Tate.

Source: UFC

Chad Mendes to Face Nik Lentz at UFC on Fox 9

Surging featherweight contenders will face one another at UFC on Fox 9 when Chad Mendes will face Nik Lentz. Mendes has been campaigning for a rematch with featherweight champ Jose Aldo, and has done so with four-straight victories. The most recent of these victories was a TKO finish of Clay Guida. Lentz meanwhile hasn’t lost since dropping to featherweight and will look to make his own claim at a featherweight title shot.

UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Dec. 14 and will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Josh Thomson.

Source: UFC

Cage Warriors Fight Night 9 Adds Redmond vs. Teodorczuk, Roddy vs. Saeed, Haque vs. Marin 

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship Fight Night 9 has added three additional bouts. Paul Redmond will face Mateusz Teodorczuk, Ryan Roddy will welcome Mario Saeed to the CWFC cage, and Shaj Haque faces Paul Marin in a featherweight contest.

CWFC Fight Night 9 will take place at Khalifa Sports City on Friday, Oct. 25, and will be the promotion’s first return to Bahrain since May of 2012.

Source: The MMA Corner

Photo: Josh Barnett (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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Kyle Symes
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Kyle is a recent graduate of Aurora University, where he obtained a Bachelor's in Communications. Kyle resides in Illinois, just outside of Chicago. He played baseball and football in both high school and college, but is now focusing on an amateur MMA career.