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Chris Weidman-Jesse Bongfeldt deal set

Updated: April 5, 2011, 8:38 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Undefeated middleweight prospect Chris Weidman on Tuesday agreed to face Jesse Bongfeldt at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The bout is scheduled to take place on June 11 at Rogers Arena. Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will battle Junior dos Santos in the main event.

Weidman (5-0-0) was offered the fight with Bongfeldt after Court McGee withdrew due to a torn ACL. McGee, who won 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 11 championship, was injured in training camp.

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