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LI's Chris Weidman returns at UFC 139

UFC middleweight Chris Weidman, a Baldwin native, returns to the octagon to face Tom Lawlor at UFC 139 in San Jose, Calif, on Nov. 19.

It will be his third fight since signing with the UFC in February. He's 2-0 in the UFC with a unanimous decison victory over Alessio Sakara in March and a first-round submission of Jesse Bongfeldt in June.

Weidman (6-0) was a two-time All-American wrestler at both Nassau CC and Hofstra.

Also on the card:

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs. Dan Henderson
Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles
Wanderlei Silva vs, Cung Le
Rick Story vs. Martin Kampmann
Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Gleison Tibau
Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz
Igor Pokrajac vs. Fabio Maldonado

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