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Kimbo Slice vs. Matt Mitrione Finally Official for UFC 113

Last month at UFC 110, the organization announced Kimbo Slice vs. Matt Mitrione at UFC 113 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 8. However, once James Toney signed with the organization, rumors began to swirl that Slice would fight Toney instead, possibly as early as April 17.

Well, the UFC squashed those rumors Monday evening by sending out a press release that the Slice vs. Mitrione heavyweight bout was official for UFC 113 after all.

Slice (4-1) won his Octagon debut in December, defeating Houston Alexander via unanimous decision.

Meanwhile, Mitirone (1-0), a former NFL player, won his MMA and UFC in December, knocking out Marcus Jones in the second round. Both fighters were cast members on the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter.

The event will be headlined by Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua II and Josh Koscheck vs. Paul Daley. It will air live on pay-per-view from the Bell Centre in Montreal.

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