Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem Added to UFC on Fox 7 Fight Card

February 6, 2013
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Ramsey Nijem

Undefeated Myles Jury will face Ramsey Nijem at UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez on April 20, MMAWeekly.com has confirmed through sources.

Jury and Nijem were both cast members on The Ultimate Fighter 13.  Jury suffered a knee injury in the first week and was forced out of the competition.  Nijem advanced to the finals, but was defeated by Tony Ferguson at the finale.

Jury (11-0) is coming off a decision win over Michael Johnson at UFC 155 in late December.  Nijem (7-2) has strung together a three-fight win streak.  His last appearance inside the Octagon was at UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz in early December, where he defeated Joe Proctor by decision.

UFC on Fox 7 is headlined by the lightweight title bout between titleholder Benson Henderson and Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez.  It will be Melendez’s long awaited UFC debut.

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  • Barney Fife

    Go Myles Jury! Hometown boy from Hazel Park, Mi.