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UFC 197 Picks Up Efrain Escudero-Kevin Lee Tilt

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Lightweights Efrain Escudero and Kevin Lee are the latest addition to the UFC 197 lineup.

Set for April 23 from Las Vegas, the night features UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defending his title against Jon Jones.

Escudero (24-10) has fought 11 times over multiple stints with the promotion. He won Season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter and was also a coach on a recent season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. Inside the Octagon, he is coming off a loss to Leandro Silva that dropped him to 5-6.

Lee (11-2) will also be trying to re-group after suffering a defeat at the hands of Leonardo Santos that snapped his four-fight win streak.

The rest of the card includes Demetrious Johnson-Henry Cejudo for the flyweight belt, Edson Barboza-Anthony Pettis, Rafael Natal-Robert Whittaker, Jessica Aguilar-Juliana Lima, Clint Hester-Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Andre Fili-Yair Rodriguez, Glaico Franca-James Vick and Danny Roberts-Dominique Steele.

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