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Cody Stamann vs. Taylor Lapilus Added to UFC Fight Night Event on June 8

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A bantamweight clash pitting Cody
Stamann against former Ares Fighting Championship bantamweight
champion Taylor
Lapilus has been added to the UFC
Fight Night event set to take place at the UFC Apex in Las
Vegas on June 8.

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The bout was first announced by Stamann’s management, Iridium
Sports Agency, on X (formerly known as Twitter).

Stamann (21-6), will enter the Octagon on the heels of a unanimous
decision loss to Douglas
Silva de Andrade in May last year. The loss snapped the
American’s two-fight winning streak that saw him bounce back from
consecutive losses to Said
Nurmagomedov, Merab
Dvalishvili and Jimmie
Rivera.

Meanwhile, Lapilus (19-4) is coming off a unanimous decision loss
to Farid
Basharat at
UFC Fight Night 234 after making a successful return to the
promotion with a unanimous decision win over Caolan
Loughran in September 2023. Prior to re-joining the Las
Vegas-based promotion, the Frenchman racked up a five-fight winning
streak while competing for
Ares Fighting Championship and TKO
Major League MMA .

The fight night event will also feature a middleweight clash
between Julian
Marquez and Zachary
Reese and a strawweight meeting pitting Eduarda
Moura against Denise
Gomes.

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