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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson targeted for November

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

An important lightweight fight is close to being finalized for Mexico City.

The UFC is targeting Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson as the main event of "The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3" on Nov. 5 in Mexico City, MMA Fighting confirmed with sources. first reported the fight on Monday.

dos Anjos (25-8) will be looking to get back on track after losing the lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez last month. The loss snapped his five-fight winning streak.

Ferguson (21-3) has won his last eight fights in a row. He most recently defeated Lando Vannata in July via second-round submission.