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UFC on Versus 3 Likely for Louisville, Adds Palhares vs. Ferreira for March 3

Rousimar PalharesBrazilian middleweights Rousimar Palhares and Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira will look to bounce back from recent losses when the former teammates square off on the undercard of UFC on Versus 3 on March 3, according to Tatame.

UFC on Versus 3 will mark the UFC’s Kentucky debut as Louisville is expected to host the event and its headliner between welterweights Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann.

Palhares (11-3) had a three-fight win streak snapped with a first-round knockout to contender Nate Marquardt in September, while Ferreira (18-7) drops to 185-pounds after suffering a first-round TKO to Vladimir Matyushenko in his UFC debut last month.

The UFC on Versus 3 fight card also includes Alessio Sakara vs. Maiquel Falcao and CB Dollaway vs. Mark Munoz.

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