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Stephen Thompson vs. Matt Brown Added to UFC 145

Matt BrownFresh off of knockout wins one week ago at UFC 143, undefeated prospect Stephen Thompson and TUF veteran Matt Brown have been scheduled to meet in a welterweight matchup at UFC 145 on April 21 in Atlanta, the UFC announced on Saturday.

Thompson (6-0), who fights out out of his hometown in nearby South Carolina, scored “Knockout of the Night” honors at UFC 143 with a head kick KO of fellow newcomer Dan Stittgen to improve to 6-0 in MMA on top of an unbeaten kickboxing record. Brown (13-11) rebounded from losing 3 of his last 4 with a second-round TKO of fellow TUF veteran Chris Cope.

UFC 145 is headlined by a grudge match between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former teammate and title-holder Rashad Evans.

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