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UFC on Fox 8: Bobby Green vs. Danny Castillo set for Seattle

Gary A. Vasquez - USA TODAY Sports

Gary A. Vasquez – USA TODAY Sports

UFC on Fox 8 has added a lightweight clash to their growing July lineup as Bobby Green faces Danny Castillo. No official word on where the bout will land on the July 27 card, however it is likely the bout will land on the preliminary card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today.

Strikeforce import Bobby Green heads into the July bout after a solid victory over Jacob Volkmann in his UFC debut. Green has won five-straight fights dating back to 2011.

Danny Castillo heads into the bout with Green fresh off a dominant victory over the always dangerous Paul Sass. Castillo has won four of his last five fights, with the lone loss against Michael Johnson at UFC on FX 5.

UFC on Fox 8 marks the UFC’s return to Seattle after successful cards each of the last two years. The fight card will take place July 27 at the KeyArena. No main event has been named at this time, however UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (a Washington native) is aiming to return from injury on the July fight card.

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