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UFC Fight Night 59 Adds Flyweight Scrap

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Flyweights Tateki Matsuda and Joby Sanchez are the latest addition to the UFC Fight Night 59 event.

Set for January 18 from the TD Garden in Boston, the card features Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver in the headline bout.

Both Matsuda (10-6) and Sanchez (6-1) lost their respective Octagon debuts. Matsuda, a 28-year-old from Japan who now fights out of Massachusetts, lost to Chris Beal via decision.

Sanchez, who comes from the famed Jackson-Winkeljohn gym, was defeated by Wilson Reis. The loss was his first pro defeat.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez

Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Norman Parke

Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Costas Philippou

Welterweight: Zhang Lipeng vs. Chris Wade

Light Heavyweight: Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell

Welterweight: John Howard vs. Lorenz Larkin

Flyweight: Patrick Holohan vs. Shane Howell

Lightweight: Paul Felder vs. Johnny Case

Welterweight: Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer

Flyweight: Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez