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Calgary’s Hakeem Dawodu added to UFC 240 card in Edmonton

Hakeem Dawodu, right, fights Kyle Bochniak during the UFC Featherweight bout in Toronto on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Calgary featherweight (Mean) Hakeem Dawodu has been added to the July 27 UFC 240 card in Edmonton.

Dawodu (9-1-0) will face Yoshinori Horie (8-1-0), a Japanese fighter making his UFC debut.

The 28-year-old Dawodu has won his last two bouts after being submitted by Danny Henry in his first UFC outing.

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The main event of the Rogers Place card pits featherweight champion Max (Blessed) Holloway against former lightweight title-holder Frankie (The Answer) Edgar.

READ MORE: Edgar, Holloway look forward to finally fighting each other at UFC 240 in Edmonton

Other Canadians on the card include Felicia (Feenom) Spencer, Olivier (The Canadian Gangster) Aubin-Mercier, Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault, Alexis (Ally-Gator) Davis, Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser, Gavin (The Newfoundland Terror) Tucker and Gillian (The Savage) Robertson.

READ MORE: Newfoundland’s Gavin Tucker returns to action at UFC 240 in Edmonton’s Rogers Place

Watch below: (From May 15, 2019) Kent Morrison profiles an Edmonton woman who is currently training UFC fighter Donald Cerrone.

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Edmonton woman training UFC fighter – May 15, 2019

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