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Neer and Pellegrino Slated for UFC FN 19

Written by Tom Ngo
March 10th, 2009
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Reports are surfacing that Josh Neer and Kurt Pellegrino will be squaring off on a yet-to-be announced UFC Fight Night 19 event on August 5th.

MMAJunkie.com confirmed with sources close to the situation that Neer has agreed to the bout, however it is unknown whether they will be the night’s main event or not.

Neer has quickly been making a name for himself by parlaying one impressive performance after another on the free Spike TV events. All of his UFC fights have been on the network, and he currently holds a 2-1 record in the Octagon. His only defeat come in a razor-sharp split decision to Nate Diaz at Fight Night 15.

Pellegrino has posted a 5-2 record with the organization, including wins in three of his last four bouts.

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