cb-dollaway-14.jpgMay’s UFC on FX 8 event in Brazil has a new addition: Cezar “Mutant” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. fellow middleweight C.B. Dollaway (13-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC).

Tatame.com and Porto de Vale Tudo initially reported the matchup, though UFC officials have made no formal announcement.

UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The event’s main card airs live on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.

It’s not clear where Dollaway-Ferreira will be placed on the lineup.

The well-rounded Ferreira recently won “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” in 2012 with a decision victory over Sergio Moraes in the tournament final. It moved him to 4-1 over the past three years. The Moraes victory was his first to go to a decision.

Dollaway, a “TUF 7? runner-up, recently earned a split-decision win over Daniel Sarafia in a “Fight of the Night” co-headliner at UFC on FX 7 in January. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler is now 2-0 since a two-fight skid (to Mark Munoz and Jared Hamman) that had his job in jeopardy.

The latest UFC on FX 8 card now includes:

  • Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold
  • Constantinos Philippou vs. Ronaldo Souza
  • Rafael dos Anjos vs. Evan Dunham
  • CB Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira*
  • Lance Benoist vs. Paulo Thiago
  • Azamat Gashimov vs. John Lineker

* – Not officially announced

For the latest on UFC on FX 8, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: C.B. Dollaway)

(UPDATED on 3/4/13 at 4:10 p.m. ET. Officials told MMAjunkie.com a planned bout between TIm Kennedy and Roger Gracie will not be part of this card, as initially reported. Stay tuned for an update.)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 105 adds Carmouche vs. McMann, Janes vs. Meerschaert, Gavin vs. Sicilia

  • 14 hours ago
  • 6 views

The UFC Fight Night 105 lineup is finally filling out, and UFC officials have announced three new contests for the card. The additions include a women's bantamweight matchup between [autotag]Liz Carm read news >>

UFC Fight Night 105 adds Carmouche vs. McMann, Janes vs. Meerschaert, Sicilia vs. Tucker

  • 14 hours ago
  • 3 views

The UFC Fight Night 105 lineup is finally filling out, and UFC officials have announced three new contests for the card, as well as a rebuilt contest.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC on FOX 23 broadcast lineup set, Alex Caceres vs. Jason Knight kicks off main card

  • 12 hours ago
  • 7 views

The lineup is set for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 23 lineup is complete, and a featherweight matchup kicks off the evening’s four-bout main card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Arnold Allen vs. Makwan Amirkhani added to UFC Fight Night 107 in London

  • an hour ago
  • 4 views

March’s UFC Fight Night 107 lineup has a new featherweight addition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Here's the latest lineup for Saturday's 'UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena'

  • a day ago
  • 27 views

The UFC is off this weekend but returns Saturday. Check out the latest fight card for “UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena.”Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Anderson Silva has some advice for fellow ex-UFC champ Ronda Rousey – and her critics

  • 5 days ago
  • 32 views

Despite being one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in MMA history, Anderson Silva knows a little something about losing. The embarrassing kind, the painful kind, the question-your-future kind read news >>

UFC Fight Night 103 results: Drakkar Klose cruises past Devin Powell for decision sweep

  • 8 days ago
  • 10 views

PHOENIX – Drakkar Klose didn’t give fellow UFC newcomer Devin Powell much of a chance to do anything with his debut, relentlessly punching, kneeing and foot-stomping the “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fi read news >>

UFC Fight Night 106 adds Alex Nicholson vs. Paulo Henrique Costa

  • 6 days ago
  • 6 views

Alex Nicholson will fight a UFC newcomer (of sorts) in his next bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Fellow fighters, coach call for B.J. Penn's retirement after UFC Fight Night 103 loss

  • 7 days ago
  • 640 views

B.J. Penn hasn’t spoken publicly since his lopsided second-round TKO loss to Yair Rodriguez in Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 103 main event. However, that hasn’t stopped others from speculating on what sh read news >>

UFC 209 tickets on sale soon and start at $75; here's the lineup you'll see in Las Vegas

  • 6 days ago
  • 55 views

UFC 209 tickets go on beginning this week, and they start at $75 for the championship doubleheader. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>