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UFC Fight Night 98: Held Debuts Opposite Sanchez

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Former Bellator lightweight title challenger Marcin Held will make his Octagon debut in Mexico opposite Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 98.

Set for November 5 from Mexico City, the main card airs on FOX Sports 1 with Rafael dos Anjos-Tony Ferguson in the headline bout.

Held (22-4) recently signed with the promotion after completing his deal with Bellator. He fought then-champion Will Brooks last year prior to Brooks signing with the UFC.

Sanchez (26-9) is a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter and has gone 15-9 over his UFC career.

Below is the current lineup:

Lightweight: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Rashid Magomedov

Strawweight: Heather Jo Clark vs. Alexa Grasso

Lightweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Marcin Held

Welterweight: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jorge Masvidal

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