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UFC 100: Jon Fitch vs. Paulo Thiago on Lesnar-Mir, St. Pierre-Alves Undercard?

A welterweight battle between Jon Fitch and Paulo Thiago is likely to be added to the undercard of UFC 100, the major Ultimate Fighting Championship event that will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir and a welterweight title fight featuring Georges St Pierre vs. Thiago Alves.

Fitch vs. Thiago is a fascinating fight. I consider Fitch the No. 2 welterweight in the world, behind only St. Pierre. I really don't know what to think about Thiago, who's 11-0 and coming off a stunning first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck. But we'll learn a lot about Thiago if we see him fight Fitch.

Crazy as this sounds, considering that most of us had never heard of him a couple months ago, you could make a pretty good case that Thiago would have to be the No. 1 welterweight contender if he beats Fitch. Thiago would be 12-0 and have two straight wins against Top 10 welterweights. This fight is reportedly only under consideration right now, but I hope it happens.

Here's what the UFC 100 card is looking like right now:
Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir
Georges St. Pierre vs. Thiago Alves
Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping
Mark Coleman vs. Stephan Bonnar
Jon Fitch vs. Paulo Thiago
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Alan Belcher
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Jonathan Goulet
Matt Grice vs. Shannon Gugerty
Jon Jones vs. Jake O'Brien
C.B. Dollaway vs. TBA

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