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Pat Barry vs. Lavar Johnson Set for UFC on Fox 3, Diaz vs. Miller Headlines

After snapping losing streaks with recent knockouts, heavyweights Pat Barry and Lavar Johnson are set to meet in a likely slugfest on the main card of UFC on May 5 in New Jersey, the UFC announced today.

The UFC also  confirmed that a scrap between lightweight contenders Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will be five-rounds and headline UFC on Fox 3.

Barry (7-4) scored a first-round KO of Christian Morecraft in the “Fight of the Night” at UFC on FX 1 on Jan. 20 to bounce back from losses to Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve, while Johnson dropped Joey Beltran in the opening round at UFC on Fox 2 this past Saturday as he earned  for “Knockout of the Night” honors in his Octagon debut following a pair of Strikeforce losses.

UFC on Fox 3 also includes lightweights Tony Ferguson vs. Dennis Hallman and flyweights John Dodson vs. Darren Uyenoyama.

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