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Maurice
Greene
will meet Marcos
Rogerio de Lima
in a heavyweight scrap at an Ultimate Fighting
Championship event
on May 8.


MMAjunkie.com
was first to report the pairing. The card
includes a women’s bantamweight bout between Holly Holm
and Julianna
Pena
and a welterweight clash pitting Donald
Cerrone
against Diego
Sanchez
. A location has not been formally announced.

Greene has lost three of his last four promotional outings. Most
recently, the 34-year-old Jackson-Wink MMA representative suffered
a second-round TKO defeat to Greg Hardy
at UFC Fight Night 181 last October.

De Lima has alternated wins and losses in his last 10 UFC
appearances dating back to December 2014. The 35-year-old Brazilian
went 1-1 in 2020, earning a first-round TKO against Ben Sosolli at
UFC Fight Night 168 before being submitted by Alexander
Romanov
at UFC on ESPN 17.


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