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Kurt Pellegrino vs. Fabricio Camoes On Tap for UFC 111

Kurt PellegrinoKurt Pellegrino announced on Thursday that he’ll take on fellow lightweight Fabricio Camoes at UFC 111 on March 27 in New Jersey.

Pellegrino (14-4) upped his UFC record to 6-3 over his last three fights with victories over Thiago Tavares, Rob Emerson, and, most-recently in August, Josh Neer. “Batman” had been scheduled to fight Frankie Edgar in December, but a back injury forced him to withdraw from the bout.

Camoes (10-4-1) is unbeaten in his last 8 bouts, including EliteXC and Strikeforce victories as well as a draw against Caol Uno in November in his UFC debut.

UFC 111 is headlined by welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Dan Hardy and also features Shane Carwin vs. Frank Mir for the interim heavyweight title.

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