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Brendan Schaub vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Agreed for UFC 134 in Rio

Brendan SchaubRising heavyweight Brendan Schaub has reportedly agreed to face former champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 134 on Aug. 27 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to Sportsnet.

Schaub (8-1) knocked out Mirko Cro Cop in March for his fourth-straight win since losing to Roy Nelson in the finals of The Ultimate Fighter 10, while Nogueira (32-6-1) has been sidelined since a Feb. 2010 loss to Cain Velasquez.

UFC 134 is headlined by middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami and also features a rematch between former light heavyweight champs Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Forrest Griffin.

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