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UFC 162 To Feature Thiago Silva Vs. Rafael Cavalcante

A pair of suspended fighters will square off in July, as is reporting that Thiago Silva will meet Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante.

UFC 162, which is expected to be headlined by UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman, takes place July 6 from Las Vegas.

Silva (14-3) received his suspension for testing positive for marijuana metabolites in his system following a win over Stanislav Nedkov.

Cavalcante (11-3) was given his year-long suspension while in Strikeforce, as he had an anabolic steroid in his body after a victory over Mike Kyle.

Both triumphs were changed to a no-contest for each fighter.

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