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Paul Kelly vs. Jacob Volkmann In The Works for UFC 116 Prelims in July

Paul KellyA lightweight bout between Paul Kelly and Jacob Volkamnn is in the works to take place on the preliminary card of “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” on July 3 in Las Vegas, MMAjunkie reports.

Both former welterweights, Kelly (10-2) recently signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC after improving to 2-1 at 155-pounds with a second-round submission of Matt Veach at UFC 112 in April, while Volkmann made his lightweight debut in March with a split decision over Ronnys Torres.

UFC 116 is headlined by the return of heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim title-holder Shane Carwin and also features Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiayama as well as a rematch between Kyzysztof Soszynski and Stephan Bonnar.

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