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Thierry Sokoudjou will fight Kazuhiro Nakamura at UFC 84 in Las Vegas

Written by Tim Ngo
March 3rd, 2008
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We have received word from a source close to the Team Quest camp that Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou will be facing a returning Kazuhiro Nakamura at UFC 84: Ill Will in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sokoudjou is looking to bounce back from a tough submission loss to Lyoto Machida while Nakamura is returning from a failed drug test (marijuana) at UFC 76: Knockout, where he also lost to Lyoto Machida.

UFC 84: Ill Will seems to be getting better and better every week as a new fight is continually being added. The Sokoudjou vs. Nakamura fight is the fourth confirmed bout of the card so far.

The other three fights at UFC 84 are:

– BJ Penn vs. Sean Sherk for the UFC Lightweight title in a five round fight
– Tito Ortiz vs. Lyoto Machida
– Wanderlei Silva vs. Keith Jardine

There are also six other rumored fights for the card courtesy of MMAWeekly:

– Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva
– Wilson Gouveia vs. Goran Reljic
– Rousimar Palhares vs. Ivan Salaverry
– Dong-hyun Kim vs. Jason Tan
– Terry Etim vs. Jeremy Stephens
– Shane Carwin vs. Christian Wellisch

The festivities will all take place on May 24th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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