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Goulet-Kelly at UFC 85

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Sources close to the fight have confirmed to that Jonathan Goulet – less than two weeks removed from his Fight of the Night performance against Kuniyoshi Hironaka at UFC 83 – has accepted a bout against Paul Kelly at UFC 85.

The fight is part of the undercard of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to the O2 Arena in London, headlined by a last-minute bout between former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and rising contender Thiago Alves.

Following his TKO victory over Hironaka, Goulet told MMAWeekly, “I have some opponents that I want to fight, but right now I just want to move up in the UFC.” Currently on a three-fight winning streak, he will get his next opportunity to continue climbing the UFC’s crowded welterweight ladder against Kelly.

Undefeated at 7-0 as a professional, Kelly is also coming off of a Fight of the Night performance in the Octagon. He scored a unanimous decision victory over fell Britain Paul Taylor at UFC 80 in Newcastle, England in February.

UFC 85 Bouts (officially announced):

-Matt Hughes vs. Thiago Alves

-Michael Bisping vs. Chris Leben

-Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick

-Rashad Evans vs. James Irvin

-Fabricio Werdum vs. Brandon Vera

-Martin Kampmann vs. Jorge Rivera

-Thiago Tavares vs. Matt Wiman

-Nate Marquardt vs. Thales Leites

-Luis Arthur Cane vs. Jason Lambert

-Neil Wain vs. Antoni Hardonk

-Jonathan Goulet vs. Paul Kelly

UFC 85 Bouts (unannounced):

-Ryo Chonan vs. Roan Carneiro

-Jess Liaudin vs. Paul Taylor

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