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Fabio Maldonado vs. Igor Pokrajac slated for UFC on FUEL TV 3

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After losing opponent Thiago Silva (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) to a rescheduling, light heavyweight Igor Pokrajac (24-8 MMA, 3-3 UFC) now will fight replacement Fabio Maldonado (18-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at May's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event.

Maldonado recently announced the fight.

UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes play May 15 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., and features a No. 1 contender's bout between featherweights Dustin Poirier and Chan Sung Jung.

The event's main card airs live on FUEL TV, and Facebook is expected to stream the preliminary card. It's not clear where Pokrajac vs. Maldonado will end up on the card.

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Post #1   3/13/12 1:08:51PM   

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The full card is as follows...

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung
Donald Cerrone vs. Jeremy Stephens
Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin
Fabio Maldonado vs. Igor Pokrajac
Tom Lawlor vs. Jason MacDonald
Jorge Lopez vs. Amir Sadollah
T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater
Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley
Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang
Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo
Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Kamal Shalorus
Azamat Gashimov vs. Alex Soto

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Post #2   3/13/12 1:09:41PM   

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It really took a hit with losing Thiago Silva, should still be entertaining but Silva was some much needed name value. Esspecially coming off that beat down of Vera (tainted or not).

Post #3   3/13/12 1:16:12PM   

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Names make $$$ not necessarily quality fights. From the looks of it, this should be a pretty exciting card despite lack of star power. I think Maldonado should take this with a rd 1 t/ko

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Post #4   3/13/12 1:30:21PM   

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Slugfest war.

If Fabio will stay healthy.

Post #5   3/13/12 3:59:06PM   

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This is a toss up for me

Post #6   3/13/12 6:42:37PM   

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This will be a war for as long as it lasts.

Probably give the edge to Maldonado but, very close fight

Post #7   3/13/12 9:09:31PM   

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This fight is with me.

Post #8   3/13/12 11:05:06PM   

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Great replacement. This one should be a war.

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Post #9   3/14/12 12:06:51AM