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Thiago Silva vs. Bradon Vera Rematch Booked for UFC on FX 3

Thiago Silva

A light heavyweight rematch between Thiago Silva and Brandon Vera has been booked for UFC on FX 3 on May 15 in Fairfax, Virginia, the UFC announced today.

Silva dominated Vera for a unanimous decision win at UFC 125 in January 2011, but Silva was stripped of his win and suspended for one year after submitting fake urine for his drug test.

Prior to the no contest, Silva (14-2) had lost two on his last three as he scored a win over Keith Jardine between losses to Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans, while Vera (12-5) was initially cut, but returned with a win Eliot Marshall at UFC 137 in October to snap a two-fight losing streak.

The UFC on FX 3 fight card also includes middleweights Jason MacDonald vs. Tom Lawlor.

For the latest UFC on FX 3 coverage stay tuned to MMAFrenzy.com.

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