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Sunday, July 21, 2013
Nurmagomedov-Healy set for Sept.

By Franklin McNeil
ESPN.com

Lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his undefeated record on the line Sept. 21 against Pat Healy at UFC 165 in Toronto, promotion officials announced Sunday night.

Nurmagomedov is 20-0 as a professional and 4-0 in the UFC. He's ranked 10th among lightweights by ESPN.com. In his most recent fight, May 25 at UFC 160, Nurmagomedov defeated Abel Trujillo by unanimous decision.

Healy (29-16, one no contest) returned to the Octagon for the first time in nearly seven years on April 27 and defeated Jim Miller by unanimous decision. But Healy tested positive for marijuana shortly afterward and the bout result was changed to a no contest.

Entering the bout against Miller at UFC 159, Healy was on a six-fight win streak.