Chris Beal-Dustin Kimura Now Opponents At UFC: Connecticut

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A new fight has been made for UFC Fight Night 50, as Chris Beal will face Dustin Kimura.

Set for September 5 from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, the main card airs on FOX Sports 1 with a headline fight between Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.

Beal was expected to meet Rob Font, while Kimura and Ian Entwistle were original foes. After injuries to Font and Entwistle, the two will meet in a bantamweight fight.

Beal (9-0) won his Octagon debut this past April, landing a flying knee on Patrick Williams. Kimura (11-2) has split his last four, defeating Chico Camus and Jon Delos Reyes, while falling to George Roop and Mitch Gagnon.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/9 p.m. ET)

Middleweight: Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell

Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa

Featherweight: Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira

Flyweight: John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/7 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Rodrigo Damm

Middleweight: Chris Camozzi vs. Rafael Natal

Bantamweight: Chris Beal vs. Dustin Kimura

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Sean Soriano vs. Andre Fili

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