Two new fights have been added to UFC 199 taking place on June 4th at the Forum in Inglewood. Kevin Casey takes on Elvis Mutapcic in a middleweight bout, and lightweight fighters Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos has been moved from UFC 198 to UFC 199.
Kevin Casey (MMA Record: 9-4, 2NC, UFC Record: 1-0, 2NC) who fights out of Hawthorne and was born in Inglewood, is coming off a TKO loss against Rafael Natal at UFC on Fox 18 in December. His opponent, Elvis Mutapcic (MMA Record: 15-4, UFC Record: 0-1) is also coming off a loss in his last fight against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 81 i January.
Originally scheduled for UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil in May, Evan Dunham (MMA Record: 17-6, UFC Record: 10-6) vs. Leonardo Santos (MMA Record: 15-3-1, UFC Record: 4-0-1) has been moved to UFC 199. UFC Brazil General Manager Giovani Decker told Revista Combate that Dunham suffered a minor injury, causing the fight to be pushed back to UFC 199. Dunham is coming off a three-fight win streak, last defeating Joe Lauzon at The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber Finale in December. Santos has won 9 out of his last 10 fights, with one of those fights ending in a majority decision draw.
UFC 199 also features UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold defending his title in a rematch against former champion Chris Weidman, Dominick Cruz defends the UFC Bantamweight Championship against Urijah Faber as they look to complete their trilogy, and Bobby Green takes on Dustin Poirier.
UFC 199 airs live on Pay-Per-View, with prelim bouts airing on UFC Fight Pass and Fox Sports 1.