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Miss USA hopeful challenges UFC stars


A Miss USA contestant walked into UFC Fight Night Las Vegas and instantly threw down a challenge to two UFC fighters.
No, it's not the start of a joke. It's actually for a very worthy cause on Memorial Day weekend.

Neely Fortune challenged UFC fighters Cub Swanson and Kelvin Gastelum to #22pushups, a campaign created by the organization 22Kill which is meant to raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention.

Miss USA contestant @RealMissVTusa challenges @CubSwanson and @KelvinGastelum to #22Kill push ups at #UFCVegas
— #UFCVegas (@ufc) May 30, 2016

Fortune, who will represent her home state of Vermont at the 2016 Miss USA Pageant June 5 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, was in attendance along with a few of her fellow competitors during Sunday's UFC Fight Night Almeida vs Garbrandt at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Click here to learn more about the 22 Kill campaign.