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Quick Turnaround For Chas Skelly, Who Accepts UFN 50 Fight

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Chas Skelly will return to action next Friday night at UFC Fight Night 50, less than two weeks after earning a first round rear-naked choke victory at UFC Fight Night 49.

Skelly has agreed to replace Andre Fili and face Sean Soriano at the card, which takes place September 5 from the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The main event features Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on FOX Sports 1.

The 29-year-old Skelly (12-1) earned his first UFC victory when he finished Tom Niinimaki. Prior to that, he had lost via decision to Mirsad Bektic. Soriano (8-1) was topped in his Octagon debut by Tatsuya Kawajiri.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/9 p.m. ET)

Middleweight: Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell

Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa

Featherweight: Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira

Flyweight: John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins


Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Rodrigo Damm

Middleweight: Chris Camozzi vs. Rafael Natal

Bantamweight: Chris Beal vs. Dustin Kimura

Featherweight: Chas Skelly vs. Sean Soriano

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