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Steve Cantwell vs. Cyrille Diabate Addded To UFC On Versus 3

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Steve Cantwell has another fight if he can keep it. This time he's scheduled to face Cyrille Diabate at UFC On Versus 3 Cantwell has had a difficult time getting into the octagon as of late. The former WEC light-heavyweight champion was due to meet Stanislav Nedkov in October at UFC 120 but was forced to withdraw only 48 hours prior to the event with a knee injury suffered in the practice room. It was supposed to be Cantwell's first fight back after the Nevada State Athletic Commission refused to issue him medical clearance for a fight against Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 108. He spent five months on the bench as the commission reviewed his denial, which centered around the medical paperwork he submitted for the January bout. In May the commission gave him the all-clear for a fight license. Cantwell was heavily rumored for a bout with Ricardo Romero in July at UFC 116, but the bout did not materialize. He hasn't fought since September 2009, when he lost a unanimous decision to former WEC champ Brian Stann in a rubber match of two previous meetings in which they swapped wins. His skid started one fight prior when he was outpointed by Luis Cane at UFC 97.

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Post #1   12/29/10 7:05:09PM   

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His name should be Steve Cantgetwell! LOL! J/K, not funny at all....

Seriously I am looking forward to his return to action. I can still see him ruining Razak Al-Hassan's life with a sick submission

Post #2   12/29/10 8:47:28PM   

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Good fight

Post #3   12/30/10 1:33:56PM