Dave Branch has replaced Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira and will face Rousimar Palhares in a middleweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC on Versus 3 on March 3 in Louisville, according to Heavy MMA.
Branch (8-1) has earned back-to-back wins over Tomasz Drwal and Rich Attonito after dropping his UFC debut to Gerald Harris, while Palhares (11-3) had his three-fight win streak snapped by Nate Marquardt in September.
The UFC on Versus 3 fight card is headlined by welterweights Diego Sanchez vs. Martin Kampmann.
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Pictured: Dave Branch