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Pat Healy and Jamie Varner added to UFC on Fox 9

Written on October 07, 2013 by Hector

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UFC on Fox 9 gets deeper with the addition of Jamie Varner and Pat Healy

The highly stacked gets even more loaded with the addition of the lightweight showdown between  and . The two lightweights are known to put up highly entertaining fights and both are recipients of Fight of the Night honors.

However, both of them have also lost their previous matches. Varner is 1 – 2 after defeating Edson Barboza in a fight that is considered as the Upset of the Year of 2012. He dropped a split decision loss to in his last fight. Pat Healy also lost his recent outing. He was outclassed by the Russian prospect last September in UFC 165. Prior to that fight, Healy submitted but the win was overturned when Healy tested positive in marijuana in his post-fight test.  He is 0-2 with 1 No Contest in his UFC career.

The event which will take place on December 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California is headlined with a lightweight title bout between and Josh Thomson. It also features several top names in the UFC including former interim welterweight champion and former title contenders in , and .

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