Maldonado (18-4) last fought in June, earning “Fight of the Night” honors but dropping a unanimous decision to Kyle Kingsbury to fall to 1-1 in the UFC.
The UFC is now searching for a new opponent to face Rosa (16-4), who is moving down to 205-pounds after suffering a third-round TKO to heavyweight Joey Beltran in his Octagon debut in June.
UFC on Versus 6 is headlined by bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz vs. Demetrious Johnson, while the UFC on Versus 6 fight card also features Pat Barry vs. Steffan Struve, Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson, Matt Wiman vs. Mac Danzig.
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Pictured: Fabio Maldonado (via UFC.com)