Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira will look to keep his second chance with the UFC alive when the Brazilian lightweight is set to welcome Swedish prospect Reza Madadi to the Octagon at UFC on FX 1 on Jan. 20 in Nashville, Tennessee, according to MMANytt.se.
Oliveira (14-5) went 1-2 in his first stint with the UFC before returning after four-straight wins, but has suffered back-to-back losses to Gleison Tibau and Yves Edwards. Madadi (11-2) has won six in a row, including wins over notables Junie Browning, Carlos Prater, and Rich Clementi.
UFC on FX 1 is headlined by lightweights Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller and also features heavyweights Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft and welterweights Duane “Bang” Ludwig vs. Josh Neer.
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