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Matt Brown vs. Ricardo Almeida set for UFC 111

UFC 111 has just become deeper with the addition of a welterweight contest between Ricardo Almeida and Matt Brown.

UFC 111 Takes place on March 27 from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and already features two title fights. Georges St Pierre will defend his welterweight title against Dan Hardy and Frank Mir will fight Shane Carwin for the interim heavyweight title.

The news was first reported on this week’s episode of  MMALive .

Matt Brown will enter the fight on the heels of a victory over James Wilks at UFC 105. Brown has  tasted victory 4 times in 5 tries in the UFC.

Almeida will make the drop to welterweight for the first time for this fight.   Winning  9  of his last 10 fights,  Almeida last saw action when he defeated Kendall Grove by unanimous decision at UFC 101.

Below is the most recent expected card for UFC 111

  • Georges St-Pierre vs. Dan Hardy
  • Shane Carwin vs. Frank Mir
  • Thiago Alves vs. Jon Fitch***
  • Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown***

*** not yet announced by the UFC

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