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Rosa vs. Maldonado Added to “UFC on Versus 6,” Nine Bouts Confirmed

Written by Tom Ngo
August 17th, 2011
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On Wednesday, a light heavyweight scrap between Aaron Rosa and Fabio Maldonado was added to “UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson.” The October 1st event takes place inside the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Both 205-pounders are looking to rebound from losses. Maldonado dropped a unanimous decision to Kyle Kingsbury at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale this past June, while Rosa suffered a TKO defeat to Joey Beltran at UFC 131 that same month.

The show features a bantamweight title tilt between champ Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson and will be co-headlined by a heavyweight shootout with Stefan Struve and Pat Barry.

Versus will broadcast the card’s main bouts live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Here is the show’s revised roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Aaron Rosa vs. Fabio Maldonado

Shane Roller vs. T.J. Grant

Jeff Hougland vs. Mike Easton

Rafaello Oliveira vs. Yves Edwards

Paul Sass vs. Michael Johnson

Main Bouts:

Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman

Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson

Stefan Struve vs. Pat Barry

Demetrious Johnson vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)

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