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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013

UFC FN 36: Cristiano Marcello to Fight Joe Proctor

Joe Proctor (via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

The February 15th, UFC Fight Night 36 card in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, has a new addition, as the promotion has announced that Joe Proctor will battle lightweight Cristiano Marcello. The upcoming event, which will be headlined by a middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi, will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1.

Proctor (8-2) will be looking to rebound from a unanimous decision loss he incurred versus Ramsey Nijem last December. In his only other official UFC bout, the TUF 15 vet stopped Jeremy Larsen last July.

Marcello (13-5) is also coming off a loss, as the Brazilian fighter lost by unanimous decision to Kazuki Tokudome at UFC on FUEL TV card in March. In Marcello’s other UFC appearances, he scored a split decision win over Reza Madadi and was knocked out by Sam Sicilia.

UFC FN 36 will be hosted by the Arena Jaragua. The card will also feature a fight between middleweight contenders Francis Carmont and “Jacare” Souza.


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:41 pm
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