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UFC Fight Night 97: Lightweights Set For Action

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Lightweights Jon Tuck and Mehdi Baghdad will square off this October from the Philippines as part of UFC Fight Night 97.

Set for the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, the UFC Fight Pass broadcast includes BJ Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas.

Tuck (9-3), who was born in Guam, will try to get back in the win column following a May decision loss to Josh Emmett. He is 3-3 over six UFC appearances, including two submission wins.

Baghdad (11-5) has lost two straight to John Makdessi and Chris Wade after signing with the promotion.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: B.J. Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura

Flyweight: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ali Bagutinov

Featherweight: Cole Miller vs. Mizuto Hirota

Strawweight: Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor

Lightweight: Jon Tuck vs. Mehdi Baghdad

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