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UFC’s Working on Johny Hendricks – Kelvin Gastelum According to Report

Kelsey Mowatt

Johny Hendricks

It looks like UFC 200 may feature a welterweight scrap between former welterweight champ Johny Hendricks, and fellow contender, Kelvin Gastelum.

According to a report from MMA, the UFC is trying to book a bout between the two for the July 9th event. The UFC has yet to make any official announcement.

Hendricks (17-4) is coming off a first round, stoppage loss to Stephen Thompson in February, which dropped him to #5 in the 170 ranks.

Gastelum (11-2), meanwhile, is coming off a split decision loss to Neil Magny in November and is ranked #12.

So, that would be an interesting match-up, no question. It’s a pivotal fight for both guys, considering each man has lost two of their last three fights.

UFC 200 will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.


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