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UFC Fight Night 61: Brazilian Flavor Added To Lineup

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Three new fights have been added to the UFC Fight Night 61 lineup, officials announced recently.

Set for February 22 from Brazil, the card will be highlighted by a main event between light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira.

Recent additions include Ivan Jorge vs. Josh Shockley, Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland and Wendell Oliveira vs. TJ Waldburger.

Jorge (25-4) and Shockley (11-3) are both coming off losses, as is Ponzinibbio (19-2). Strickland (15-0) is a perfect 2-0 with the UFC, while Oliveira (24-8) had his seven fight win streak snapped recently.

Waldburger (16-9) is the most experienced of the bunch when it comes to Octagon bouts, but he is riding a two-fight losing skid.

Below is the current lineup:

Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira

Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam Alvey

Lightweight: Adriano Martins vs. Rustam Khabilov

Welterweight: Matt Dwyer vs. William Macario

Lightweight: Ivan Jorge vs. Josh Shockley

Welterweight: Santiago Pinzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland

Welterweight: Wendell Oliveira vs. TJ Waldburger

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