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UFC 95: Chael Sonnen vs. Demian Maia

The last middleweight champion of World Extreme Cagefighting will have his first fight in the UFC on February 21 in London, as Chael Sonnen will take on Demian Maia at UFC 95.

Maia confirmed the fight on his web site, and it's a fight that will give the winner a strong case to get a middleweight title shot. UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's next title defense will come at UFC 97 in April in Montreal, most likely against Thales Leites.

The other fights set for UFC 95 include:

Diego Sanchez vs Joe Stevenson
Nate Marquardt vs. Wilson Gouveia
Rory Markham vs. Dan Hardy
Junior dos Santos vs. Stefan Struve
Justin Buchholz vs. Terry Etim
Shannon Gugerty vs. Jeff Lawson

UFC 95 will air on Spike on tape delay in the United States.

Hat tip: MMA Junkie.

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