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Featherweights Set For UFC 183 In January

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Featherweights Diego Brandao and Jimy Hettes have been added to the January UFC 183 card, officials confirmed recently.

Set for January 31 from Las Vegas, the event features the return of both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz – to face one another.

Brandao (22-10) is a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, but has dropped his last two fights via finish to Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Prior to that, he had won three straight and was 7-1 over an eight-fight stretch.

Hettes (11-1) has dropped two of his last three, including a March TKO loss to Dennis Bermudez. He is 3-2 in five Octagon appearances overall.

Below is the current lineup:

Middleweight: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

Middleweight: Andy Enz vs. Thiago Santos

Middleweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira

Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch

Featherweight: Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes

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