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UFC Fight Night 53 Secures Featherweight Contest

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Featherweights Ernest Chavez and Zubaira Tukhogov have a date for October, as officials announced they will fight at UFC Fight Night 53.

Set for October 4 from Stockholm, Sweden and the Ericcson Globe, the entire card is scheduled to air on UFC Fight Pass.

Chavez (7-1) won his debut with the promotion, defeating Yosdenis Cedeno. His seven-fight win streak, though, came to a halt when Elias Silverio defeated him.

Tukhugov (16-3) was also victorious the first time he stepped inside the Octagon, downing Douglas Silva de Andrade earlier this year. The Russian native has won seven straight fights.

Below is the current lineup:

Welterweight: Amir Sadollah vs. Nico Musoke

Featherweight: Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson

Featherweight: Ernest Chavez vs. Zubaira Tukhugov

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