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Ricardo Almeida vs. Mike Pyle Added to UFC 128 in New Jersey

Ricardo AlmeidaA welterweight matchup between local favorite Ricardo Almeida and Mike Pyle has been added to the UFC 128 fight card on March 19 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, according to MMA Weekly.

Almeida (13-4) rebounded from an August loss to Matt Hughes with a decision over TJ Grant earlier this month at UFC 124, while Pyle (20-7-1) topped John Hathaway in October for his second-straight win.

UFC 128 is expected to be headlined by light heavyweight champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. former title-holder Rashad Evans.

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