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Jake Matthews Receives A New Opponent For TUF Finale 23

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According to a report by The Daily Telegraph, Jake Matthews will now face Kevin Lee at The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale.

Set for July 8, the event takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Lee will be replacing Stevie Ray on the card against Matthews.

Matthews (10-1) has won two straight since suffering his first loss to James Vick. That includes finishes over Johnny Case and Akbarh Arreola.

Lee (12-2) is 5-1 over his last six, including wins over Efrain Escudero, James Moontasri and Michel Prazeres.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Strawweight Championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (c) vs. Claudia Gadelha

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Light Heavyweight Tournament Final
TBA vs. TBA

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Strawweight Tournament Final
TBA vs. TBA

Lightweight: James Krause vs. Ross Pearson

Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Anthony Smith

Welterweight: Li Jingliang vs. Anton Zafir

Lightweight: Jake Matthews vs. Kevin Lee

Lightweight: Joaquim Silva vs. Andrew Holbrook

Featherweight: Doo Ho Choi vs. Thiago Tavares

Featherweight: Gray Maynard vs. Fernando Bruno