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Kenny Florian Makes Featherweight Debut Against Diego Nunes at UFC 131

Kenny FlorianFormer UFC lightweight contender Kenny Florian will make his featherweight debut when he meets Diego Nunes at UFC 131, which is expected to take place on June 11 in Vancouver, Canada.

Florian announced the matchup Friday on ESPN’s MMA Live.

Florian (14-5) dropped two of his last four bouts at 155-pounds, including an August loss to top-contender Gray Maynard, while Nunes (16-1) topped former champ Mike Brown in January for his third-straight win.

UFC 131 is headlined by former heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. fellow The Ultimate Fighter 13 coach Junior dos Santos for the next shot at champion Cain Velasquez.

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