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UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City Picks Up Another Lightweight Bout

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Lightweights Joe Proctor and Justin Salas have been tabbed for July’s UFC Fight Night 45 event from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Officials confirmed the bout on Wednesday.

Set for July 16 from the Revel Casino, the card will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, Donald Cerrone squares off with Jim Miller in another 155-pound contest.

Proctor (9-2) has won two of three since his stint on The Ultimate Fighter 15. During the reality series tournament, he advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Overall, Proctor has posted wins in six of his last seven fights, including a recent victory over Cristiano Marcello.

Salas (12-5) has gone 3-2 in five Octagon appearances, with a first round knockout of Ben Wall earlier this month. Since a win over Anton Kuivanen in his UFC debut, Salas has alternated wins and losses.

Below is the list of fights announced to date:

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Hugo Viana

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Alptekin Ozkilic

Welterweight: Rick Story vs. John Howard

Lightweight: Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau

Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham

Featherweight: Lucas Martins vs. Jim Alers

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Justin Salas

Welterweight: Kenny Robertson vs. TBD

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