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Daniel Roberts vs. Julio Paulino Added to UFC 116 Preliminary Card

Daniel RobertsA bout between welterweights Daniel Roberts and Julio Paulio has been added to the preliminary card of “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” on July 3 in Las Vegas. Roberts announced the matchup earlier today.

After beginning his career with nine-straight wins, Roberts (9-1) suffered a first-round KO to rising 170-pounder John Howard in his UFC debut in March, while Paulio (17-3) also came up short in his first trip to the Octagon, dropping a unanimous decision Mike Pierce at the UFC’s Versus debut to snap a seven-fight win streak.

UFC 116 is headlined by the anticipated return of heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim title-holder Shane Carwin, and is expected to be co-headlined by Wanderlei Silva vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama.

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