Ken Stone

Ken Stone vs. Edwin Figueroa Added to UFC on FX 4 in June

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American Top Team's Ken Stone will look for his second UFC win against Edwin Figueroa in a preliminary bantamweight bout at UFC on FX 4 on June 22 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The UFC announced that the two fighters had verbally agreed to meet yesterday afternoon. UFC on FX 4 will be headlined by a pivotal lightweight clash between former title contender Gray Maynard and fan-favorite Clay Guida.

After dropping his first two bouts under the Zuffa banner, Stone picked up his first UFC win in September, putting journeyman Donny Walker to sleep with a rear-naked choke in the first round.

His opponent, Figueroa, lost a hard fought unanimous decision to Michael McDonald in his UFC debut, but has since bounced back to record consecutive victories over Jason Reinhardt and Alex Caceres.

The Daily Recap: Rockhold-Jardine Free on Showtime, Diaz, Condit Get UFC Primetime Special & More

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— Another edition of UFC Primetime has been set to profile next month's interim UFC welterweight title bout between former Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz and one-time WEC belt holder Carlos Condit. It will be the first time that the three-episode mini-series has aired on FX. The first episode will air on January 20 and subsequent ones will premiere on January 27 and February 3. []

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