Kelly (9-2) is 3-2 in the UFC, including 1-1 at 155-pounds, defeating Roli Delgado last June in his lightweight debut before falling to Dennis Siver in November in his most-recent fight.
Veach (11-1), who fights out of Matt Hughes’ H.I.T. Squad, remained unbeaten with a first-round TKO of Matt Grice last February in his UFC debut, but was submitted by upcoming lightweight challenger Frankie Edgar in his last outing in December.
UFC 112, recently dubbed “Invincible,” is the UFC’s first outdoors event and features middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort, lightweight title-holder BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar, and Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie.
Pictured: Paul Kelly