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Welterweight veteran Matt Brown added to UFC 245 in Las Vegas

Updated August 23, 2019 - 7:12 pm

UFC veteran Matt Brown will return to the cage Dec. 14 at T-Mobile Arena.

Brown will face Ben Saunders in a welterweight bout at UFC 245, officials confirmed to the Review-Journal on Friday.

Brown, 38, has not fought since November 2017 when he knocked out Diego Sanchez to snap a three-fight losing streak. He was scheduled to fight Carlos Condit in April 2018, but had to withdraw because of a torn ACL.

Saunders has lost three straight and five of six. He’s coming off a knockout loss to Takashi Sato in April.

UFC 245 includes a women’s bantamweight title bout between former featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie and current bantamweight and featherweight champ Amanda Nunes.

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Contact Adam Hill at ahill@reviewjournal.com. Follow @AdamHillLVRJ on Twitter.

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