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Tucson fighter Casey Kenney set to face Song Yadong in UFC 265

The last time Casey Kenney fought, it was against a fellow Tucsonan and legend in the bantam weight division — Dominick Cruz on March 6 in UFC 259 at Las Vegas. Kenney, who trains at Rise Combat Sports on Tanque Verde Road, narrowly lost to Cruz in a split decision, but looked really good throughout the entire three rounds, against a former champion, at that.
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Casey Kenney to Face Yadong Song at UFC 265 on Aug. 7

Casey Kenney will square off against Yadong Song in a bantamweight bout at UFC 265. Kenney confirmed the booking on social media following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. UFC 265 takes place on Aug. 7 and features a women’s bantamweight title tilt pitting Amanda Nunes against Julianna Pena. A location for the event has not been announced.
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Pros react after Dominick Cruz defeats Casey Kenney by split-decision at UFC 259

Tonight’s UFC 259 event included the return of former bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz who took on Casey Kenney in the featured prelim. Cruz (23-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since suffering a TKO loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC 249 in his bid to reclaim the promotions bantamweight title. ‘The Dominator’ had most previously tasted victory in June of 2016, when he scored a unanimous decision victory over longtime rival Urijah Faber at UFC 199.
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UFC 259 Result: Dominick Cruz defeats Casey Kenney (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 259 event includes the return of former bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz who takes on Casey Kenney in the featured prelim. Cruz (22-3 MMA) has not competed since suffering a TKO loss to Henry Cejudo at UFC 249 in his bid to reclaim the promotions bantamweight title. ‘The Dominator’ last tasted victory in June of 2016, when he scored a unanimous decision victory over longtime rival Urijah Faber at UFC 199.
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Dominick Cruz edges out Casey Kenney at UFC 259

In the featured prelim of tonight’s insane UFC 259 card, we saw the return of arguably the greatest bantamweight of all time. Former champion, Dominick Cruz (22-3) returned to take on one of the division’s top prospects, Casey Kenney (16-2-1). For Dominick Cruz, this is his second fight is less...
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Casey Kenney believes Dominick Cruz win could propel him into top-5, ‘legend tour’ fights

After a successful 2020 campaign, Casey Kenney is poised for big things in 2021, starting with what could be a career-making fight with the legendary Dominick Cruz. Kenney is scheduled to face the former bantamweight champion at UFC 259 on March 6 in a bout that has the potential to vault the 29-year-old fighter to stardom. In six UFC appearances, Kenney has amassed a 5-1 record and he finished the previous year with three straight victories including a Fight of the Night-winning performance against Nathaniel Wood at UFC 254.
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UFC 259 Preview: Dominick Cruz – Casey Kenney

In the featured prelim of UFC 259, we will see the return of arguably the greatest bantamweight of all time. Former world champion, Dominick Cruz (22-3) will be making his return against up and comer, Casey Kenney (16-2-1). For Dominick Cruz, this will be the second time that he’s fought...
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Casey Kenney believes Dominick Cruz looked “slow” in his return fight, expects to “put him away”

Casey Kenney was surprised to see Dominick Cruz’s name on his contract. On the prelims of UFC 259, Kenney is set to face the former bantamweight champion in a very intriguing matchup. Kenney is looking to take a big step up the bantamweight ranks while Cruz is looking to snap his two-fight losing skid. For Kenney, he believes the fight makes sense for that reason.
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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 30 with Jan Blachowicz, Drew Dober, Casey Kenney, Kyler Phillips, and Tim Elliott

The 30th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC 259. We’re first joined by UFC light heavyweight champion, Jan Blachowicz (2:33). Next, UFC lightweight, Drew Dober (14:11). UFC bantamweight, Casey Kenney (26:11) then comes on. UFC bantamweight, Kyler Phillips (38:40) joins the program. Closing out the show is 12th-ranked flyweight, Tim Elliott (50:35).
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Casey Kenney Takes The Big Assignment

As one of the rising stars of the bantamweight division, Casey Kenney knows that these days, every time the phone rings, he’s likely going to be offered a fight with a name he’s familiar with among his 135-pound peers. He never expected Dominick Cruz. “When Dominick Cruz' name came, I'm...
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Exclusive: Casey Kenney On Dominick Cruz; “He’s A Legend Of The Sport, But All That Changes When We Get Locked In There”

UFC 259 is a once in a year event, a card stacked with talent throughout. Whilst the three title fights at the top of the main card may initially draw eyes, further, inspection reveals some extraordinary 3 round bouts. One such fight is between the up and coming Casey Kenney, who will face off against former 135lb champion Dominick Cruz.