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mike-brown-17.jpgAfter briefly considering retirement in 2012, Mike Brown (26-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) is ready to get back to action. The former WEC featherweight champion meets Akira Corassani (11-3-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) at UFC on FOX Sports 1 1.

UFC officials today announced the new booking.

UFC on FOX Sports 1 1, takes place Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston and will mark the promotion’s debut on the new cable network, which launches the same day. The evening’s headlining bout has yet to be announced.

Brown comes to the fight with a two-bout win streak after earning decision over Daniel Pineda and Nam Phan. The much-needed results were a welcome turnaround for the 37-year-old, who had struggled through a 2-4 stretch in bouts under the UFC and WEC banners.

Meanwhile, Corassani was a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” and though he lost in the semifinal round, he was invited back for an official UFC appearance. He’s made good on that opportunity thus far, earning wins over Robbie Peralta and Andy Ogle.

With the addition to the card, UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 now includes:

For the latest on UFC on FOX Sports 1 1, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Mike Brown)

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