Gilbert Melendez vs Jeremy Stephens Added to UFC 215

Former StrikeForce Lightweight Champion, Gilbert Melendez will make his long-awaited return to the octagon but it will be in a new weight class. TSN is reporting that Melendez will move down to featherweight and face Jeremy Stephens at UFC 215 on September 9th in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Melendez will enter the contest on a three fight losing streak and over a year off from the sport. Stephens will enter the contest looking to stop his two-fight losing streak.

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