Linton, North Dakota MMA fighter Leo 'The Lion' Kuntz will make his first appearance in the UFC octagon when he battles Yosdenis Cedeno in Atlantic City on July 16th.

In 19 professional matches, Kuntz has lost just once, according to MMA website Sherdog.com.

Kuntz made a brief appearance on the UFC television show 'Ultimate Fighter', though he was defeated in a preliminary matchup.

12 of Kuntz's 17 victories have come via knockout or submission.

The lightweight bout will be a part of the undercard that features Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller in the main event.

You can see Kuntz fight Sean Williams at the 4 Bears Casino back in 2010 below:

[Sherdog.com]