Kenny Florian makes featherweight debut vs. Diego Nunes in Vancouver, Canada

Former two-time UFC lightweight title contender, Kenny Florian will make his official featherweight debut against Diego Nunes at UFC 131 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 11th, 2011. Kenny Florian himself confirmed the news on ESPN’s MMA Live.

Florian will be looking to rebound from a disappointing unanimous decision loss to current 155 pound number one contender, Gray Maynard at UFC 118. Prior to that he’d scored back-to-back submission wins over Takanori Gomi and Clay Guida.

Nunes made a successful transition from the WEC to the UFC, picking up the biggest win of his career over former 145 pound champion, Mike Brown at UFC 125 on January 1st. He holds notable wins over the likes of Tyler Toner and Raphael Assuncao.

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