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Nate Marquardt vs. Rousimar Palhares Official as Main Event of UFC Fight Night 22

Rousimar PalharesAs expected, a middleweight bout between Nate Marquardt and Rousimar Palhares has officially been moved from UFC 118 on August 28 to the main event of UFC Fight Night 22 on September 15 in Austin, Texas as first reported on Monday.

The matchup replaces Demian Maia vs. Alan Belcher as the headliner of the Spike-televised card after Belcher was forced off the event with a detached retina and Maia was shifted to fight Mario Miranda at UFC 118.

The UFC Fight Night 22 fight card is co-headlined by a rematch between Matt Wiman and Mac Danzig and also includes Gleison Tibau vs. Jim Miller and Ross Pearson vs. Cole Miller.

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Pictured: Rousimar Palhares


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