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Cody McKenzie battles Sam Stout in UFC on Fox 9

Written on October 04, 2013 by Hector

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Cody McKenzie vs. Sam Stout is the latest addition to UFC on Fox 9

returns to the lightweight division after splitting his two fights at 145 lbs. He started his featherweight campaign with a 31-second TKO loss to Chad Mendez a year ago in UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2. He bounced back this April when he defeated Leonard Garcia by unanimous decision. McKenzie is known for his modified guillotine that he calls the “McKenzitine”. He has used the technique in 11 of his 13 wins with his victory over Garcia the only one to last the distance.

Facing him is , who is trying to avoid back to back losses. The Canadian is coming off a submission loss to James Krause in a fight that earned the Fight of the Night awards. It is his 6th award making him the fighter with the most FOTN honors along with Chris Lytle.

The lightweight bout between the two veterans will be part of the preliminary card of UFC on Fox 9 that is headlined by Anthony Pettis and Josh Thomson. Below is the complete line up of the event:

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