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Heavyweights Pat Barry and Cheick Kongo set for UFC Live 4

Multiple media sources have reported that a heavyweight fight between Pat Barry and Cheick Kongo is expected for UFC Live 4. The unannounced card takes place on June 26 and a date or location has not been released.

In his last fight, Barry returned to the win column with a unanimous-decision victory over Joey Beltran. The former K-1 fighter has alternated wins and losses in the UFC since making his debut in 2008. During his run, he has also defeated Dan Evensen and Antoni Hardonk.

Before transitioning to MMA, Barry competed extensively in kickboxing for both K-1 and the World Combat League. He holds victories over Gary Goodridge and Strikeforce fighter Scott Lighty.

Kongo made his promotional debut back at UFC 61 and defeated the late Gilbert Aldana. He currently holds an 8-4-1 record in the UFC and a 15-6-2 record overall. During his UFC career, the French fighters has scored wins over Paul Buentello, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Mostapha Al Turk. In his last fight, he fought to a draw with Travis Browne. Kongo was deducted a point for illegally grabbing Browne’s shorts.

UFC Live 4 will be the fourth card broadcast live on Versus in the U.S. So far, Barry vs. Kongo is the only fight rumored or announced for the event.

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