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Demian Maia vs. Neil Magny, Hugo Viana vs. Guido Cannetti added to UFC 190

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Two bouts were added to the upcoming UFC 190 event in Rio de Janeiro.

Demian Maia, who headlined UFC’s last trip to Rio in March, will take on rising welterweight Neil Magny on Aug. 1. Tatame first reported the bout, which was later confirmed by UFC Brazil general manager Giovani Decker on Revista Combate.

Maia (20-6), a former UFC middleweight title contender, is 3-1 under the UFC banner when fighting in Brazil. The jiu-jitsu ace enters the bout coming off back-to-back wins over Ryan LaFlare and Alexander Yakovlev, both fights contested on Brazilian soil.

Magny (15-3), who lost to Sergio Moraes in his first trip to Rio de Janeiro in 2013, meets Maia after racking up seven straight victories in 15 months, earning post-fight bonuses in stoppages over Hyun Gyu Lim and Kiichi Kunimoto.

The second bout added to UFC 190 will feature Hugo Viana and Guido Cannetti, who competed at TUF’s first Brazilian and Latin American seasons, respectively. Sources close to the situation confirmed the bout to following a report by Tatame.

Viana (8-2) entered the UFC with a perfect 6-0 record after competing at TUF Brazil as a featherweight, and is 1-2 since cutting down to 135 pounds. "Wolverine", who faced current champion T.J. Dillashaw in 2013, looks to bounce back from a loss to Aljamain Sterling.

Argentina’s Cannetti (6-2) who fought twice in Brazil during his professional MMA career, going 1-1 under the Bitetti Combat banner, losing to UFC veteran Cristiano Marcello and stopping WEC veteran Rafael Dias in 11 seconds. In his UFC debut, "Ninja" lost to Enrique Briones.

UFC 190 will take place at the HSBC Arena and feature undefeated Ronda Rousey versus Bethe Correia for the bantamweight title in the main event.

Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia
Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Antonio Silva vs. Soa Palelei
Patrick Cummins vs. Rafael Cavalcante
Demian Maia vs. Neil Magny
Hugo Viana vs. Guido Cannetti

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