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Lorenz Larkin fills in for Stun Gun at UFC 202

Welterweight Neil Magny (18-4-0) has another fight lined up, but this time at UFC 202. It won’t be against the Stun Gun, Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1) as originally planned. Kim pulled out of the fight July 12th with an injury and replacing him is the streaking Lorenz Larkin (17-5-0, 1NC). It’s still another opportunity for Magny as he’s only lost once in eleven bouts since February of 2014.

Larkin earned a split-decision win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 88 and has three wins in his last four fights.

UFC 202 takes place August 20th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor moves up to welterweight to rematch Nate Diaz in the main event.

Other scheduled fights on the card include:

Anthony Johnson (21-5-0) vs Glover Teixeira (25-4-0)

Carlos Condit (30-9-0) vs Demain Maia (23-6-0)

Donald Cerrone (30-7-0) vs Rick Story (19-8-0)

Cody Garbrandt (9-0-0) vs Tajeya Mizugaki (21-9-2)

Sultan Allev (13-2-0) vs Hyun Gyu Lim (13-5-1)


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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