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Neer-Pellegrino Moved To UFC 101

Josh Neer

Josh Neer

A lightweight bout between Josh Neer and Kurt Pellegrino originally rumored to headline UFC Fight Night 19 on August 5th has been shifted to UFC 101, which is likely to take place on August 8th at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.

Neer (25-7-1), a winner of four of his last five fights, most-recently defeated Mac Danzig at UFC Fight Night 17 in February.

Pellegrino (13-4) has rebounded from an April 2008 loss to Nate Diaz with back-to-back victories over Thiago Tavares and Rob Emerson.

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