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Just when you thought this card was stacked. “BOOM”. It is MORE stacked. 

Less than a week since his dominate debut at UFC 212, Selden’s Brian “Boom” Kelleher has his next fight. Kelleher is set to face Marlon Vera at UFC on FOX 25 on July 22. was first to announce the bout. This will be the UFC’s first visit to Long Island. The card will to take place at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale.

Kelleher (17-7 MMA, 1-0 UFC) earned $50k in his debut bout after submitting Iuri Alcantara in the very first round. In his memorable post fight speech, he asked for a fight closer to home and for a fight bonus. After both requests got granted, he also moved up to the #10 ranked bantamweight in the UFC.

Tickets are on sale for UFC on FOX 25 on The card will air live starting on FS1 at 6pm for the prelims, before switching to FOX at 8pm for the main card.

UFC on FOX 25 Fight Card Line Up

Middleweight: Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Darren Elkins

Light heavyweight: Gian Villante vs. Patrick Cummins

Bantamweight: Jimmie Rivera vs. Thomas Almeida

Welterweight: Ryan LaFlare vs. Alex Oliveira

Welterweight: Lyman Good vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

Lightweight: Chris Wade vs. Frankie Perez

Featherweight: Shane Burgos vs. Godofredo Pepey

Featherweight: Kyle Bochniak vs. Jeremy Kennedy

Heavyweight: Damian Grabowski vs. Christian Colombo

Middleweight: Rafael Natal vs. Alessio Di Chirico

Bantamweight: Brian Kelleher vs. Marlon Vera

Heavyweight: Timothy Johnson vs. Junior Albini

There IS room for one more bout, who would you like to see take that last spot?

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Kristine is a Managing Editor for as well as UFC/MMA Lead Writer. She also hosts a column known as Fighting Words.
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