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Four Bouts Announced for UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada

Written by Tom Ngo
March 12th, 2011
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The world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has announced four bouts for UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada. The June 11th card takes place inside the Rogers Arena. 

As expected, a pivotal middleweight tussle between Mark Munoz and Demian Maia was confirmed for the star-studded event. In addition, Munoz’s Reign Training Center teammate Krzysztof Soszynski will face Anthony Perosh in a light heavyweight affair.

“The Ultimate Fighter 11” winner Court McGee meets Jesse Bongfeldt in another 205-pound battle, while Darren Elkins will stand opposite Michihiro Omigawa in a featherweight fight.

Speaking of TUF, the show is expected to be headlined by a heavyweight top contender scrap between former champ Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos. The superstars are currently serving as opposing coaches on the 13th season of the hit reality series.

Here are the athletes expected to participate in the pay-per-view broadcast:

Shane Carwin vs. TBD
Dave “Pee Wee” Herman vs. Rob Broughton
Dustin Poirier vs. Rani Yahya
Darren Elkins vs. Michihiro Omigawa*
Anthony Perosh vs. Krzysztof Soszynski*
Jesse Bongfeldt vs. Court McGee*
Demian Maia vs. Mark Munoz*
Brock Lesnar vs. Junior dos Santos

* – Confirmed by the UFC

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