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Roy Nelson to face Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 90

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Roy Nelson will square off against Derrick Lewis in the UFC Fight Night 90 co-main event on July 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal first reported the news, and UFC officials later confirmed it Friday night.

Nelson has won two of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt at UFC Fight Night 82 on Feb. 6.

Lewis has won four of his past five fights, including three straight knockout wins. He knocked out Gabriel Gonzaga in the first round in his last trip to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 86 on April 10.

Rafael dos Anjos will defend his UFC lightweight title in the main event against Eddie Alvarez.

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