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UFC 173: Njokuani Returns To Face TUF Alum

UFC 173: Njokuani Returns To Face TUF Alum

Two more lightweights have been added to the Memorial Day weekend UFC 173 card, as Anthony Njokuani takes on Vinc Pichel.

Set for May 25 from Las Vegas, the event features Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight title against Lyoto Machida.

Njokuani (16-7) has split his six UFC bouts. He was scheduled to meet Al Iaquinta last year, but a training injury forced him out. He is coming off a knockout win over Roger Bowling.

Pichel (8-1) is an Ultimate Fighter alum, going 1-1 since his time on the reality show. He lost to Rustam Khabilov in his debut, but defeated Garrett Whiteley this past January.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (PPV)

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Lyoto Machida

Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic

Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. James Krause

Bantamweight: Chris Holdsworth vs. Kyung-Ho Kang

Featherweight: Sam Sicilia vs. Doo Ho Choi

Bantamweight: TJ Dillashaw vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Mitch Clarke

Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Lightweight: Piotr Hallman vs. Yves Edwards

Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Vinc Pichel

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