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A huge heavyweight fight has been added to the UFC Las Vegas card on July 7th as Roy Nelson will take on Derrick Lewis.
UFC Fight Night 90 will be held on July 7, 2016 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The event will be the first of three events in as many days in Las Vegas, culminating with UFC 200. It also marks the second North American card to air live exclusively on their subscription-based digital network, UFC Fight Pass, and will also be the first men’s championship fight to be broadcast over that medium.
The event is expected to be headlined by a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between current champion Rafael dos Anjos and former two time Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 90 now looks like this:
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Eddie Alvarez
Joseph Duffy vs. Mitch Clarke
John Makdessi vs. Mehdi Baghdad
Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis