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Paulo Thiago vs. Jacob Volkmann set for UFC 106

Paulo Thiago is all set to face off with UFC newcomer Jacob Volkmann at UFC 106.

Thiago’s manager Wallid Ismail recently revealed the news of the bout to Terra Magazine, and has subsequently confirmed the bout through sources close to the match-up.

Thiago will be looking to [place himself back into the winners circle following a unanimous decision loss at the hands of Jon Fitch during UFC 100. Just prior to the loss Paulo shocked many when he left Octagon veteran Josh Koscheck in a daze via TKO in the Brazilian’s UFC debut.

Volkmann trains out of Minnesota Martial Arts Academy and sports a career record of 9-0. Known for his strong wrestling base and tenacious fighting style, Volkmann’s last trip to the cage saw him secure a first round submission over Kevin Knabjian during a Bellator event in May.

A full list of the bouts expected for UFC 106 are listed below:

Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin

Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin

Karo Parisyan vs. Dustin Hazelett

Amir Sadollah vs. Phil Baroni

Ben Saunders vs. Marcus Davis

Kendall Grove vs. Jake Rosholt

George Sotiropoulos vs. Jason Dent

Luiz Cane vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Brian Foster vs. Brock Larson

Fabricio Camoes vs. Caol Uno

Paulo Thiago vs. Jacob Volkmann

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