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Cezar Ferreira meets Karl Roberson at UFC 224 in Brazil

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Cezar Ferreira returns to the Octagon against undefeated Karl Roberson.
Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

A middleweight bout between Cezar Ferreira and Karl Roberson has been added to UFC 224, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.

UFC 224 will take place at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 12.

Ferreira (12-6) last competed in November, when he scored a split decision victory over Nate Marquardt in Norfolk. The TUF Brazil season 1 middleweight winner has won four of his last five UFC fights.

Roberson (6-0) signed with the UFC after scoring a 15-second knockout victory at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series last July, then finished Darren Stewart in the first round in his promotional debut.

The UFC 224 lineup currently features Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida, Davi Ramos vs. Nick Hein, Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev and Alexey Oleynik vs. Junior Albini.