Joe Proctor (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Justin Salas (12-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night 45.

Joe Proctor has one knockout and four submission victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC, he was 3-1 in his last four. He made his UFC debut, defeating Jeremy Larsen via TKO at The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale on Jun / 01 / 2012. He then went on to win his next two fights with wins over Ramsey Nijem via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 5 – Henderson vs. Diaz on Dec / 08 / 2012 and then Cristiano Marcello, via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Machida vs. Mousasi on Feb / 15 / 2014

Main-card fights air live on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on the UFC Fight Pass.

Justin Salas has four knockouts and three submission victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a five fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Anton Kuivanen and beat him by unanimous decision at UFC on Fuel TV 1 – Sanchez vs. Ellenberger on Feb / 15 / 2012. He would go on to be 2-2 in his last four fights. In his last two fights, he beat Thiago Tavares via Rear-Naked Choke at UFC Fight Night – Belfort vs. Henderson on Nov / 09 / 2013, but lost to Ben Wall via knockout at UFC Fight Night – Brown vs. Silva on May / 10 / 2014

UFC Fight Night 45 takes place July 16 at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.

Here is how the current card looks like:

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller
  • John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic
  • John Howard vs. Rick Story
  • Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau
  • Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham
  • Jim Alers vs. Lucas Martins
  • Aljamain Sterling vs. Hugo Viana
  • Joe Proctor vs. Justin Salas
  • Kenny Robertson vs. opponent TBA