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Paul Kelly vs. Jacob Volkmann Shifted from UFC 116 to UFC on Versus 2

Paul KellyVisa issues will prevent English lightweight Paul Kelly from facing Jacob Volkmann at UFC 116 on July 3 in Las Vegas as first reported last month, and the pair will instead square off on August 1 at UFC on Versus 2 in Salt Lake City, according to MMAjunkie.

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 Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva.

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