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Fight Announcement Round-Up: UFC 169, UFC 170, WSOF 8

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Our final fight announcement round up for 2013 features three UFC fights for the next two PPV’s and a WSOF 8 bout.

The most recent is a bout made out of necessity as Bobby Green Pulled out of his UFC 169 bout with Abel Trujillo (11-5, 1 NC). In for Green is Jamie Varner (21-8-1, 2 NC) who will try to make his UFC record positive as he stands 3-3 under the ZUFFA banner. UFC 169 takes place on February 1st at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

At UFC 170 a women’s bout between Jessica Eye (11-1) and Alexis Davis (15-5) has been added. Together, these woman have a 3-0 record in the UFC.

The next bout at UFC 170 is a bout that has been announced and then had its validity refuted as UFC president Dana White said the bout wasn’t official. Either way all signs point to a fight between Gilbert Melendez (22-3) and Khabib Nurmagomedov (21-0). UFC 170 takes place on February 22nd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The World Series of Fighting bout was made official for the promotion’s eighth event. Valdir Araujo (14-4) will take on Tyler Stinson (25-9) at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Visit SciFighting.com for the latest Fight announcements.