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Phil Baroni Returns on August 28 at UFC 118 in Boston

Phil BaroniVeteran Phil Baroni will look to snap a two-fight losing streak and earn his first UFC victory since 2002 when he returns to action on August 28 at “UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2″ in Boston.

Baroni recently announced his addition to the card on Twitter, but his opponent has not yet been confirmed.

Despite coming off a decision loss to Joe Riggs in Strikeforce, Baroni (13-12) returned to the UFC in November with a unanimous decision loss to Amir Sadhollah, and recently hinted at a possible return to middleweight after competing at welterweight since 2008.

UFC 118 is headlined by lightweight champ Frankie Edgar’s first title defense vs. former title-holder BJ Penn, and is also expected to feature a matchup between lightweight contenders Kenny Florian and Gray Maynard as well as Randy Couture vs. James Toney.

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