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Elizeu Zaleski vs. Alexey Kunchenko added to UFC Brasilia in March

Elizeu Zaleski (pictured) will get the home field advantage against Alexey Kunchenko in Brasilia.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Elizeu Zaleski and Alexey Kunchenko have agreed to meet in a welterweight showdown at UFC Brasilia, which takes place March 14 in Brazil. Multiple sources confirmed the match-up to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.

Zaleski and Kunchenko will attempt to get back on track in the UFC after having their long winning streak snapped earlier this year.

“Capoeira” (21-6) was riding a seven-fight winning streak, which included four stoppages, before losing via third-round knockout to Jingliang Li at UFC Shenzhen in August.

Kunchenko (20-1) suffered the first setback of his professional MMA career in August, losing a decision to Gilbert Burns in Uruguay. The former M-1 Global champion was 2-0 in the UFC with wins over Thiago Alves and Yushin Okami.

The promotion has yet to announce which bout will headline its upcoming show in Brazil. The current line-up includes Paige VanZant vs. Amanda Ribas, Johnny Walker vs. Nikita Krylov, Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior, and Maryna Moroz vs. Mayra Bueno Silva.

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