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UFC Fight Night 45 Adds Welterweight Contest

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Kenny Robertson and Zak Cummings will meet in Atlantic City at UFC Fight Night 45. Officials confirmed the fight on Friday.

Set for July 16 from the Revel Casino Hotel in New Jersey, the card features a main event between lightweights Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller. Some of the other key fights scheduled to date include John Howard-Rick Story, Pat Healy-Gleison Tibau and Edson Barboza-Evan Dunham.

Robertson (13-3) has split his six UFC bouts, but is coming off a submission victory over Thiago Perpetuo this past March in Brazil. He has alternated wins and losses since joining the promotion after winning his first 10 career fights.

Earlier this year, Robertson talked about fighting in Brazil with FightLine during an exclusive interview.

Cummings (17-3) is a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter. He earned a decision victory over Yan Cabral in Cincinnati earlier this month, improving to 2-0 inside the Octagon. Overall, he is on a four-fight win streak and is 7-1 in his last eight bouts.

Below is the current list of bouts announced for the card:

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Hugo Viana

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic

Welterweight: Rick Story vs. John Howard

Lightweight: Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau

Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham

Featherweight: Lucas Martins vs. Jim Alers

Welterweight: Kenny Robertson vs. Zak Cummings