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UFC Fight Night 56 Nets Another Fight

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Recent Ultimate Fighter runner-up Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon this November against Pawel Pawlak at UFC Fight Night 56.

Set for November 8 from Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the event is expected to air on both FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Former UFC champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua takes on Jimi Manuwa in the main event.

Lima (9-2) suffered a knockout loss to Eddie Gordon in the finals of TUF 19, ending his three-fight win streak. His brother, Douglas Lima, is the current Bellator welterweight champion.

Pawlak (10-1) dropped his first pro bout when he was defeated by Peter Sobotta this past May.

Below is the current lineup for the night:

Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa

Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Rafael Cavalcante

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Tim Gorman

Welterweight: Dhiego Lima vs. Pawel Pawlak

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