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Jon Fitch vs. Paulo Thiago signed for UFC 100

Jon Fitch will be looking to exact revenge for his American Kickboxing Academy teammate Josh Koscheck when he takes on Paulo Thiago at UFC 100 on July 11 in Las Vegas.

The welterweight bout has been signed, according to Thiago on TATAME.com.

"He has solid wrestling, knows how to fight standing, is good [with] takedowns and knows how to fight on the grou,d but we'll do a good job to annull it," Thiago said. "It'll be a chess fight again."

Thiago (11-0) pulled the upset over Koscheck with a first-round TKO win at UFC 95 on Feb. 21.

In his last fight, Fitch (18-3) playfully stole Akihiro Gono's wig during weigh-ins and defeated the following night defeated the PRIDE veteran via unanimous decision. Fitch fought for the title last August in a losing effort against champ Georges St-Pierre.