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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Neil Magny vs. Sergio Moraes Official For UFC 163

Moraes (photo via UFC.com)

By Timothy Gilbert

UFC brass recently confirmed another bout for the August third, UFC 163, event. Officially adding a welterweight match-up between Neil Magny (8-1) and Sergio Moraes (7-2) to the card.

This comes soon after the UFC recently announced the fighters who will co-headline the event. Anthony Pettis (16-2) will take on featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo (22-1) in their championship fight. Pettis, who is fighting at featherweight for the first time, will attempt to be the first person to defeat Aldo in 16 matches and over seven years.

Also, Demian Maia (18-4) will face off against Josh Koscheck (17-7) in their welterweight matchup.

The UFC will return to Brazil for UFC 163 on August third at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:01 pm
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